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Correlational findings

Study Winters & Li (2015): study US 2005

Public:
18-85 aged, 2361 counties, USA 2005
Survey name:
US-BRFSS 2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 19420490
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
July mean temperature in county
Our Classification
Distribution
Range: 55,6-93,7, M=74.781, SD=5.569
Operationalization
July mean temperature in county

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = -.00 p < .-.01 b (-.0018) no controls O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = -.00 ns b (-.0005) additionally for:
-Individual characteristics
-sex
-race/ethnicity
-five-year age group
-marital status
-employment status
-highest education completed
-number of adults in the household
-ratio of minor children to adults in household.
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = -.00 ns b (-0.00002)controled for income O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = -.00 ns b (-.0004) only years 2005-2006 (after 2000 recession) O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = -.00 p < .-.01 Similar across coastal areas of the US