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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
Percent minority in county
Our Classification
Remarks
Data County Business Patterns reports 2005-2007
Distribution
a: Range=  0-84.7    M=11.72    SD=12,38
b:Range=0-98,10     M=12,49        SD=14,73
c: Range=  0.6-98.40   M= 30.43   SD=20,6
Operationalization
a: % black population
b: % Hispanic
c: % all minority

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = +.00 ns % Black O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = +.00 ns % Hispanic O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.00 ns % all minority

Betas controled for
- individual characteristics
  -income
  - sexe
  - age
  - education
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - ethnicity
- county characteristics
  - population dessity
  -Median household income
  - %Population per square mile land
  - % population in urnan area
  - % ownner occupied hpusing
  - % black population
  - % hispanic population
  - sports facilities in county