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Correlational findings

Study Fischer (1973): study US 1952

Public:
Adults, varying age ranges, general public, USA, 1952
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2970
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 = -.03 p < .01 1. M'=2.40
2. M'=2.40
3. M'=2.41
4. M'=2.29  (M' 1-3)

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