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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
Family income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Income for household:
1: under   $  4000
2: $ 4000 -$  7999
3: $ 8000 -$ 15999
4: over    $ 16000

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.00 ns age <30: ß = +.08  ns
30 - 49: ß = +.03  ns
50 - 64: ß = +.02  ns
   > 64: ß = -.03  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, education.