print

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
Distance travelled from home during last week
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on furthest distance other than going to work, rated on a 10-point scale less than 1 mile / 2-25 miles / 25 miles or more.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-e G = +.08 ns Index of Positive Affects only  : G' = +.08 (ns)
- High S.E.S                    : G' = -.07 (ns)
- Low S.E.S. (U-shaped curve)   : G' = +.15 (ns)
- Those males who travelled 2-25 miles have the   least positive feelings.