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Correlational findings

Study MacRae & Carlson (1980): study US NorthCarolina 1971

Public:
18+ aged, general public, North Carolina, USA, 1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1081
Non Response:
About 25%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Preference to live in own state
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question: "If you could live anywhere in the United States that you wanted to, what state would you choose?"
0 other state
1 own state

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ad D% = + %  very happy:
other state          22%  
own state            31%