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Correlational findings

Study Tay et al. (2017a): study US 2012

Public:
18+ aged employed collage graduates with Internet access, USA, 201?
Survey name:
US-Gallup-Purdue Index (GPI)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2781
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Loans (logged)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Student Loan Amount: was assessed via an open-ended numerical entry blank were participants entered in their raw dollar loan amount. As the data indicated very large kurtosis and skew values, a log10-transformation was applied to remove this non-normality.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = -.13 p < .05 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c Beta = -.05 p < .05 Lavaan structural equation model

Beta controled for:
- gender
- marital status
- employment status
- household income
- financial worry
- financial worry x household income