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Correlational findings

Study Hagerty (2000): study US 1989

Public:
18+ aged general public, USA, 1989-1996
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8362
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Answer to the question: ''In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes?''
Answer possilities range from under $1000 (1) to $75000 or above (21)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab r = +.18 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab Beta = +.10 p < .01 Beta controlled for:
- community mean income
- marital status
- sexe
- years of education
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab Beta = +.11 p < .01 Beta additionally controlled for:
- community income maximum
- community income minimum
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab Beta = +.11 p < .01 Beta additionally controlled for:
- 80th percentile mean income
- 20th percentile mean income