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Correlational findings

Study Fernandez & Kulik (1981): study US 1973

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973-1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5916
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Family income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Logarithm of family income before taxes last year

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c r = +.07 Disattenuated r = +.11 O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for personal characteristics:
family-size, sex, age, education, race, married, divorced/separated.
Disattenuated ß = =+.02
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c Beta = -.02 ns ß controled for personal-characteristics (above) and neighbourhood-characteristics (urbanity, costs of living, % whites, income-inequality, difference own age with average, difference own income with average)
Disattenuated ß = -.02