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Correlational findings

Study Bukenya et al. (2003): study US WestVirginia 2000

Public:
18+ aged general public, West Verginia USA, 2003
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Quality of life mail survey

Correlate

Authors's Label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
1) did not graduate high school (reference)
2) graduated high school
3) attended college

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-u-sq-v-3-e OPRC = +.22 p < .05 Graduated high school (vs did not) M-TH-u-sq-v-3-e OPRC = +1.2 p < .10 Attended college      (vs nohigh school grade)

OPRC controled for:
- Personal characteristics
- Gender
- Race
- Age
- Employment
- Civil status
- Health
- Income
- Religion
- Environmental conditions
- Government expenditure on education
- Population density
- Closeness to hospital
- Southern location (vs not)
- Hospital or college in the county
- Local government
- Residence duration
- Satisfaction with neighborhood
- Concerns about environment

OPRC denotes difference in the probability of selecting Quality of life (Level 2) expressed in percent