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Correlational findings

Study Lounsbury et al. (1979): study US Tennessee 1975

Public:
Adults, general public, Hartsville/Trousdale County, Tennessee, USA, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 288
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Acceptance of a nuclear plant near town
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question;"If it were up to you, would you permit construction of the TV1 powerplant near Hartsville". Rated on a 4-point scale ranging from 'definitively yes'(1) to 'definitively no'(4).

69% would 'definitively' or 'probably' permit, 31% is opposed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = -.03 ns C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DM = - ns mean acceptance score:
- happy    2.23
- unhappy  2.24