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Correlational findings

Study Amato & Zuo (1992): study US 1997

Public:
Adult general public, USA, 1987-88
Survey name:
US-NSFH wave 1
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 96437
Non Response:
26%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Rural/ urban poor
Our Classification
Distribution
N = 1: 480, 2: 866, 3: 358
Related specification variables
Operationalization
3 Rural
2 Medium sized city
1 Urban

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-7-b DM = - p < .118 Rural          M = 4,98
intermediate   M = 5,09
Urban          M = 5,03

Negative among Whites
Positive among Blacks
O-HL-c-sq-n-7-b DMa = - p < .111 Rural          Ma = 4,88
intermediate   Ma = 5,08
Urban          Ma = 5,05

Ma controled for:
- sex
- age
- race
- family statis
- education
- family income