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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
Race
Our Classification
Distribution
1=69% 0a =10%  0b=13.5%   0c=5.2%  0d=1.6%
Operationalization
Ethnic status in the USA
1:White only, non-Hispanic (reference)
0 :Non-white
    a: Black only, non-Hispanic
    b: Hispanic
    c: Other race only, non-Hispanic
    d: Multiracial, non-Hispanic

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.02 p < .01 Black only, non-Hispanic     (vs white) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.01 p < .05 Hispanic                     (vs white) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.06 p < .01 Other race only, non-Hispanic (vs white) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.04 p < .01 Multiracial, non-Hispanic    (vs white)

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