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Correlational findings

Study Fischer (1973): study US 1957

Public:
Adults, varying age ranges, general public, USA, 1957
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1605
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Community size
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. country
2. < 25.000
3. 25.000 - 500.000
4. > 500.000

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-3-h tb = -.01 p < .05 1. M'=2.47
2. M'=2.60
3. M'=2.51
4. M'=2.47 (M' 1-3)

Strongest among the well-to-do.
Reversed among blacks and low-income whites.