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Correlational findings

Study Kivett (1976): study US 1970

Public:
65+ aged, North Carolina, USA, 1970-71
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 469
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Social position
Our Classification
Operationalization
Hollingshead l965 2-factor index of social position (consists of educational level and occupational prestige).
Subjects own education rather than that of head of household.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ba Beta = +03 ns ß controlled for:
- urban living
- sexe
- race
- marital status
- age
- education
- occupation at age 50

Remark:The latter 2 control variables are almost identical with the index of SES.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ba b = ns