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Correlational findings

Study Palisi & Canning (1986): study US 1974

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1974-1982
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7542
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Urbanism
Our Classification
Operationalization
1.Rural (with no town of 10000 or more)
2.Other urban counties with towns of   10000 or more
3.Suburbs of the remaining 100 largest   Standard Metropolitan Statistical
  Areas (SMSA's)
4.Suburbs of the 12 largest SMSA's
5.Central city of the remaining 100
  largest SMSA's
6.Central city of the largest SMSA's

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.09 p < .01 1974   r = -.07
1975   r = -.16
1977   r = -.05
1978   r = -.09
1982   r = -.05
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa = .10 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa rpc = -.06 p < .01 rpc controlled for income, occupation, educational degree, children, age, marital status, race, sex