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Correlational findings

Study Borgatta & Foss (1979): study US 1972

Public:
18+ general public USA 1972-1978
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 10652
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Sample was divided into different age groups.
0 :18+ years
1: 18-44 years
2 : 45-64 years
3:  45+ years
4:  65+ years
5:  75+ years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a rpc = p < .05 18+ years   rpc =  0,03 (significant)
18-44 years rpc =  0,06 (not significant)
45-64 years rpc =  0,01 (significant)
45+ years   rpc =  0,00 (significant)
65+ years   rpc = -0,01 (not significant)
75+ years   rpc =  0,01 (not significant)

rpc controlled for:
- Sex
- Marital status
- Education in years
- Race
- Family income category
- Urban center
- Religious participation
- Family occupation category
- Health self report

Hapiness code 3 for low and 1 for high in original. Sign reversed by WDH team.