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Correlational findings

Study Bradburn & Caplovitz (1965): study US Illinois 1962

Public:
Adult, general public, 4 towns, varying in economic prosperity, Illinois, USA, 1962
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2006
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
S.E.S.
Our Classification
Operationalization
3-item index containing family income, educational level, and occupational level: low vs high

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.28 p < .01 Stronger in economically depressed areas.
Strongest among 50+ aged living in a depressed area.