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Correlational findings

Study Harding (1985): study GB 1981

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1231
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Occupation
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. retired
b. unemployed
c. unskilled manual
d. non-manual
e. professional
f. managerial

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = a. retired                M = 7.8   Mt' =  7.6
b. unemployed                 6.8          6.4
c. unskilled manual           7.6          7.3
d. skilled manual             7.9          7.7
e. non-manual                 7.6          7.3
f. profession/managerial      7.7          7.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a G = +.13 p < .001 a. retired                       28%   very happy
b. unemployed                    27%
c. unskilled manual              42%
d. skilled manual                40%
e. non-manual                    34%
f. professional or managerial    43%
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = a. retired                M = 1.0   Mt' = 6.0
b. unemployed                 0.5         5.5
c. unskilled manual           1.4         6.4
d. skilled manual             1.9         6.9
e. non-manual                 1.8         6.8
f. professional/managerial    2.2         7.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.09 p < .01