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Correlational findings

Study Palmore & Luikart (1972): study US 1968

Public:
46+ aged, whites, North Carolina, USA, 1968-70
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 502
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
One whole-day interviews, tests and examinations.

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfestimate:
"About how much was your (and your spouse's ) total income from all sources during the last 12 months?"
0 (under $ 1000) to
.
.

15 (over $ 15000).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = +.10 All C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = +.14 p < .05 Age group 46-59 C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca Beta = +.06 p < .05 Ages 46-59 (N=268) step wise multiple regression:
selfrated health     R= +.46
org. activity        B1=+.51
performance status   B2=+.53
income               B3=+.54
education            B4=+.55
All variables p<.05