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Correlational findings

Study Amato & Zuo (1992): study US 1997

Public:
Adult general public, USA, 1987-88
Survey name:
US-NSFH wave 1
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 96437
Non Response:
26%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Poor
Our Classification
Distribution
N = 1: 3374, 0: 6269
Operationalization
Self reported income below  official poverty line
1: poor
0: non-poor

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-7-b DM = - p < .001 Poor       M = 5,0
Non-poor   M = 5,4
-difference   -0,4 (0,32 SD)