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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
Cost of living in neighborhood
Our Classification
Operationalization
Logarithm of real costs of living as observed in cities/counties of compa-
rable socio-demographic composition.  

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c r = -.09 Disattenuated r = -.14 O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c Beta = -.08 p < .05 ß controlled for family size, sex, age, education, race, health, marital status, family income and further neighborhood characteristics (income inequality, racial composition, age composition).
Disattenuated ß = -.13