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Correlational findings

Study Shin & Johnson (1978): study US 1975

Public:
Heads of households, Illinois, USA, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 665
Non Response:
17%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report of highest level of schooling achieved or completed at the time of the interview

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.05 ns O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.05 Beta controlled for:
- resources only
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.03 Beta controlled for:
- recources
- assessments
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.04 Beta controlled for:
- recources
- comparisons
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.02 Beta controlled for:
- recources
- assessments
- comparisons

Resources:
- race
- sex
- age
- income
- home ownership
- marital status
- number of children
- number of household members
Assessments: satisfaction with:
- standard of living
- leisure time
- housing
- health
- education
- community government
Comparisons:
- perception of being happier than others
- perceived financial improvement in the past few years.