- 18+aged, general public, N.W. Wisconsin, USA, 1974
- N = 1423
- Non Response:
- Authors's label
- Our Classification
- 3 item index of closed questions, rated on a 5 point Likert format:
a.This world is run by few people in
power and there is not much the
little guy can do about it.
b.I have little chance of protecting
my personel interests when they
conflict with those of strong
c.The average citizen can have an
influence on government decisions.
Observed Relation with Happiness
30 - 49: r = -.24 05
50 - 64: r = -.11 05
> 64: r = -.10 05
30 - 49: ß = -.13 05
50 - 64: ß = -.10 05
> 64: ß = -.05 ns
ß controlled for:community solidarity, health,
days too sick to work, recent move, separated/ divorced, unemployed, contact with relatives, contact with friends, church attendance, organizational membership, education, family income.