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Correlational findings

Study Robinson & Martin (2008): study US 1972 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-2006
Survey name:
US-GSS 1972-2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5005
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Frequency of newspaper days
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of newspaper days per week

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = + p < .001 Happiness           newspaper reading/year
- very               4.5
- somewhat           4.3
- not happy          3.9
difference very/not +0.6 (.001)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a = +.05 ns O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.05 ns Beta controlled for:
- age
- education
- marital status