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Correlational findings

Study Okulicz-Kozaryn et al. (2015): study US 2011

Public:
18+ aged, general public, the US, 2011
Survey name:
Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8907
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
98.6% interviews were conducted through telephone

Correlate

Authors's label
Price of cars
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
What was t e total price of the vehicle?-FIRST VEHICLE
a. $0-5k
b. $5-15k
c. $15-23k
d. $23-35k
e. $>35k

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I r = -.03 ns Car $0-5k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I r = +.11 p < .05 Car $5-15k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I r = +.23 p < .001 Car $15-23k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I r = +.33 p < .001 Car $23-35k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I r = +.36 p < .001 Car $>35k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.03 ns Car $0-5k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.09 ns Car $5-15k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.19 p < .001 Car $15-23k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.27 p < .001 Car $23-35k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.24 p < .01 Car $>35k

B's addtionally controlled for
-Total family income
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.06 ns Car $0-5k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.02 ns Car $5-15k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.09 ns Car $15-23k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.15 p < .01 Car $23-35k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.11 ns Car $>35k

B's additionally controlled for
-Rent a dwelling
-Other than own/rent a dwelling
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.05 ns Car $0-5k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.05 ns Car $5-15k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.00 ns Car $15-23k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.03 ns Car $23-35k O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.05 ns Car $>35k

B's additionally controlled for
-Number of children in household
-Health status
-Gender
-Marital status
-Age
-State dummy
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.26 p < .001 Car $0-5k   (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.13 p < .01 Car $5-15k  (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.10 p < .05 Car $23-35k (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.12 ns Car $>35k   (vs Car $15-23k)

B's controlled for
-Year in which acquired first car
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.23 p < .001 Car $0-5k   (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.11 p < .05 Car $5-15k  (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.08 ns Car $23-35k (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.05 ns Car $>35k   (vs Car $15-23k)

B's additionally controlled for
-Total family income
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.16 p < .01 Car $0-5k   (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.07 ns Car $5-15k  (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.05 ns Car $23-35k (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.02 ns Car $>35k   (vs Car $15-23k)

B's additionally controlled for
-Rent a dwelling
-Other than own/rent a dwelling
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.06 ns Car $0-5k   (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.05 ns Car $5-15k  (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.05 ns Car $23-35k (vs Car $15-23k) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = -.01 ns Car $>35k   (vs Car $15-23k)

B's additionally controlled for
-Number of children in household
-Health status
-Gender
-Marital status
-Age
-State dummy