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Correlational findings

Study Kasl & Harburg (1975): study US 1970

Public:
25-60 aged married adults, Detroit, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
17%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interviews by same race interviewer

Correlate

Authors's label
Appreciation of Neighborhood
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question: How do you feel
about living in this neighborhood?
(bad vs good)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-d r = +               High stress area - Low stress area
Black males   r =      +.21    -       +.34
White males   r =      +.46    -       +.20
Black females r =      +.06    -       +.20
White females r =      -.12    -       +.30