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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1973

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/3
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1433
Non Response:
26%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
1.  under 3.000
2.  3.000-3.999
3.  4.000-4.999
4.  5.000-5.999
5.  6.000-7.499
6.  7.500-9.999
7.  10.000-12.499
8.  12.500-14.999
9.  15.000-24.999
10. 25.000-or more

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = +.21 O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.15 ß controlled for sociodemographic variables:
- family life-cycle
- age
- family income
- eduaction
- race
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.06 ß additionally controlled for 7 criterion satisfactions:
- amount of fun
- physical needs met
- yourself
- how fairly treated
- interesting daily life
- adjust to changes
- financial security
- develop oneself