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Correlational findings

Study Martinson et al. (1984): study US Wisconsin 1974

Public:
18+aged, general public, N.W. Wisconsin, USA, 1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1423
Non Response:
12%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Level of education
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: 8th grade or less
2: some high school
3: high school completed
4: some college
5: college degree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = -.04 ns age <30: ß = +.02  ns
30 - 49: ß = +.03  ns
50 - 64: ß = -.12  05
   > 64: ß = -.07  ns

ß controlled for powerlessness, community solidarity, health, days too sick to work, recent move, separated/ divorced, unemployed, contact with relatives, contact with friends, church attendance, organizational membership, family income.