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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
Resources, assesments and comparisons
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self reports on:
A: Resources
   a race
   b sexe
   c age
   d income
   e education
   f number of children
   g number of household members
B: Assessments, satisfaction with:
   a standard of living
   b leisure time
   c housing
   d health
   e education
   f community
   g government
C: Comparisons:
   a perception of being happier than others
   b perceived financial improvement in the past few years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Ra² = .09 A O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Ra² = .24 B O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Ra² = 21 C O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Ra² = .28 A+B O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Ra² = .27 A+C O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Ra² = 32 C+B O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Ra² = 36 A+B+C