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Correlational findings

Study Blanchflower & Oswald (2017): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States of America, 1972-2014
Survey name:
CN-GSS 1972-2014
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 54532
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a DM = +/- p < .01 Age pattern is a more or less flat line O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a DMa = +/- Controlling for gender, race, education level, marital status, labor market status and year dummies produces a more familiar U-shape pattern with a dip during mid-life.