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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
Education
Our Classification
Distribution
1=38,3%; 2=26,7%; 3=35%
Operationalization
Level of school-education
1: High School education or less(reference)
2: Some post-secondary
3: College or University Degree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -,02 p < .01 Some post-secondary   (vs highschool or less) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = +.06 p < .01 College or University (vs highschool or less)

Betas controled for:
- individual characteristics
  - sexe
  - age
  - income
  - 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