Study Beals (1985): study US 1978
- Immigrants from Europe, USA, 1978
- N = 844
- Non Response
- Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
- Authors's Label
- Socioeconomic status
- Our Classification
- Related specification variables
- Index consisting of 3 items:
1. Family income.
Yearly family income 1977 was
ascertained with 37 categories,
ranging from zero to over $ 80.000,-
Years of education.
3. Occupational prestige.
Duncan SEI score.
Loadings of the three items were determined by factor-analysis.
Observed Relation with Happiness
Also involved in the model are positive and negative affect.
Also involved in the model are cognitive well-
being and negative affect.
and contacts with relatives, contacts with friends.
contacts with relatives, contacts with friends.