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Correlational findings

Study Diener et al. (1993): study US 1971

Public:
25-74 aged general public, United States, 1971-1984
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4942
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Family income reported in categories.

At T1:
- lowest income group: no income to 1000$ annualy
- highest income group: 25000$ or above

At T2:
- lowest income group: no income to 3000$ annually
- highest income group: income above 100000$

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-6-a r = +.13 p < .001 T1 income by T1 happiness A-BB-cm-mq-v-6-a r = +.00 ns T1-T2 CHANGE income by T2 happiness A-BB-cm-mq-v-6-a r = +.12 p < .001 T2 income by T2 happiness A-BB-cm-mq-v-6-a DM = Income increases M=36.56
Income unchanged M=37.52
Income decreased M=37.92

Unaffected by:
- ethnicity
- education
- wealth neighboor