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Correlational findings

Study Campbell (1981): study US 1978

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3692
Non Response:
about 20 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Family income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Highest quartile, second quartile,
third quartile and lowest quartile.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.14 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.10 Compared with earlier studies:
1957 (GURIN 1960) G' = +.30  r' = +.23
1971 (CAMPB 1976) G' = +.24  r' = +.18
1972 (ANDRE 1976) G' = +.21  r' = +.15
1976 (VEROF 1981) G' = +.33  r' = +.25

G' and r' based on % very happy  vs % not too happy