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Correlational findings

Study Alston et al. (1974): study US 1972

Public:
Adult, general public, USA 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1602
Non Response:
Assessment:

Not explicitly reported

Correlate

Authors's label
White race
Our Classification
Operationalization
Black vs white.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-3-a G = +.36 p < .01 Gammas based on proportions 'very happy'.

age 45+          : G' =+.22 (05)
age 35-44        : G' =+.21 (ns)
age -35          : G' =+.67 (01)

Unaffected by sex.

high education   : G' =+.60 (01)
medium education : G' =+.51 (01)
low education    : G' =-.01 (ns)

high income      : G' =+.48 (01)
medium income    : G' =+.38 (01)
low income       : G' =+.16 (ns)

white collar     : G' =+.65 (01)
blue collar      : G' =+.19 (ns)