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Correlational findings

Study Veroff et al. (1981): study US 1976

Public:
21+ aged, general public, USA, 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2264
Non Response:
29%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Education
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Grade School
Some High School
High School Graduate
Some College
College Graduate

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a G = +.06 p < .01 1976 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = -.29 p < .01 1957 O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a tc = +.03 p < .05 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa tc = -.21 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = -.17 p < .01 1976 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa tc = -.11 p < .01
% very happy:             1957        1976

- Grade School             23          24
- Some High School         30          24
- High School Graduate     46          32
- Some College             43          36
- College Graduate         44          37

Effect persists after control for age and sex.