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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
Inequality ratio
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ratio of the geometric mean to the arithmetic mean of the income distribu-
tion in the neighbourhood. (Atkinson's measure; Atkinson 1975)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c r = -.00 Disattenuated r = -.01 O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for family size, sex, age, education, race, health, marital status, family income, and neighbourhood characteristics (relative income, relative age, cost of living, racial composition)
Disattenuated ß = -.03