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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
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = -.01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.00 ns Compared with earlier studies:
1957 (GURIN 1960) G' = -.19  r' = -.16 (01)
1971 (CAMPB 1976) G' = -.04  r' = -.03 (ns)
1972 (ANDRE 1976) G' = -.04  r' = -.03 (ns)
1976 (VEROF 1981) G' = -.01  r' = - 00 (ns)

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