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Correlational findings

Study Greenfield & Marks (2007): study US 1995

Public:
25-74 aged, general public, USA, 1995
Survey name:
MIDUS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3032
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
After the telephone interview 87% of the respondents completed a self-administered mailback questionnaire.

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: 12 years or less (reference)
2: < 12 years
3: 13-15 years
4: 16 years of more

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b b = +.08 ns C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b Beta = +.02 ns < 12 years        (vs 12 years or less) C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b b = -.18 p < .01 C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b Beta = -.07 13-15 years       (vs 12 years of less) C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b b = -.18 16 years of more  (vs 12 years of less) C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b Beta = -.07 > 16 years        (vs 12 years or less)

All b's and beta's controlled for:
- age
- gender
- race
- income
- employment status
- marital status
- parental status
- self rated physical health
- religious participation

Beta unaffected by additionsl control for
- religious social identity