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Correlational findings

Study Flavin & Keane (2012): study US 2000

Public:
18+ aged, general piblic USA, 2000
Survey name:
US-ANES 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1548
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
face-to-face by traditional area probability sampling; telephone by RDD sampling (Random digit dialing)

Correlate

Authors's label
Political participation
Our Classification
Operationalization
6 item index:
a. voted,
b. worked for a political campaig,
c. contributed to a political candidate,
d. attended a meeting or rally for a political candidate,
e. displayed a button, yard sign, or bumper sticker for a political canditate,
f. contated an elected official within the past year.
Rated:
1: yes
0: no
Summation: a+b+c+d+e
Range: 0-6

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-d b = +.25 p < .01 B uncontrolled O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-d b = +.19 p < .01 B controlled for demographics:
- education
- income
- age, age squared
- gender
- african american
- latino
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-d b = +.19 p < .01 B additionally controled for electoral context:
- presidential competitiveness
- senate election
- governor election
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-d b = +.12 p < .01 B additionally controled for political behavior:
- internal efficacy
- external efficacy
- partisanship, partisanship squared
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-d b = +.09 p < .05 B additionally controled for social conectiveness:
- interpersonal trust
- organizational memberships
- married