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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
White race
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Blacks
1 White

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = +.13 Black  M=5.0  Mt'=6.7
White  M=5.4  Mt'=7.3
DM - difference: +0.6
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.08 ß controlled for sociodemographic variables:
- family life-cycle
- age
- family income
- eduaction
- race
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.02 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
C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a DMt = + Blacks:     M=5.4   Mt'=5.5
Whites:     M=6.1   Mt'=6.4
DM - difference:       +0.9
O-GBB-u-sq-c-9-a DMt = + Blacks:     M=4.9   Mt'=4.9
Whites:     M=5.6   Mt'=5.8
DM - difference:       +0.9