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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
Perceived life- enjoyment relative to others
Our Classification
Operationalization
Question not reported

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.43 p < .05 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.40 Beta controlled for:
- comparisons only
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.39 Beta controlled for:
- resources
- comparisons
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.28 Beta controlled for:
- assesments
- comparisons
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.30 Beta controlled for:
- comparisons
- resources
- assesments

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