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Correlational findings

Study Huang & Humphreys (2010): study US 2005 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States of America, 2005 - 2009
Survey name:
US-BRFSS 2005-09
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1589266
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Annual household income
Our Classification
Distribution
1 = 4,1%; 2= 4,2% 3= 5,9%; 4= 7,4%; 5 = 9,9%; 6= 13,3%; 7= 15,4%; 8= 28,4%. Unkown =11,4%
Operationalization
Annual household income US $
1: less than10.000
2: 10.001-15.000
3: 15,001-20.000
4: 20.001-25.000
5: 25.001-35.000
6: 35.001-50.000 (reference)
7: 50.001-75.000
8: more than 75.000

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -,13 p < .01 1: less than 10.000 (vs 35.001-50.000) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.11 p < .01 2: 10.001-15.0000   (vs 35.001-50.000) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.09 p < .01 3: 15.001-20.0000   (vs 35.001-50.000) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.07 p < .01 4: 20.001-25.0000   (vs 35.001-50.000) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.04 p < .01 5: 25.001-35.0000   (vs 35.001-50.000) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = +.06 p < .01 7: 50.001-75.0000   (vs 35.001-50.000) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = +.15 p < .01 8: more than 75.000  (vs 35.001-50.000)

Betas controled for
- individual characteristics
  - sexe
  - age
  - education
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - ethnicity
- county characteristics
  - medion household income
  - population dessity
  - % population in urnan area
  - % ownner occupied hpusing
  - % black population
  - % hispanic population
  - % all minirity
  - sports facilities in county