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Correlational findings

Study Hochstim et al. (1968): study US Oakland County, Michigan 1960

Public:
Adults, general public, Oakland California, USA, 1960-1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2580
Non Response:
Assessment:

Not explicitly reported.

Correlate

Authors's label
Lives in poverty area
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Non-poverty area
1 Poverty area (census treats with male
  unemployment rates of 9 % or higher
  in 1965)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ca G = -.26 p < .05 Poverty area:     16 % "not too happy"
Non poverty area: 10 % "not too happy"