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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1982): study CA Huron County Ontario 1977

Public:
60+ aged, rural townships,Southern Huron County, Ontario, Canada, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 392
Non Response:
37%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionaire,followed by an interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with area you live in
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on the local area, rated on a 7-point scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.01 All ß's controlled for satisfaction with family life, friendships, financial security, self esteem, spouse, health,transportation, recreation, housing, religion,government services;and for sex, age, formal education.
Males:      N:149     ß:+.12
Females     N:121     ß:-.07
Farmer      N:130     ß:-.02
Non-farmer  N:141     ß:+.06
Aged 60-74  N:170     ß:+.02
Aged 75-up  N:102     ß:-.02
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.01 All ß's are controlled for satisfaction with family life, friendships, financial security,self-esteem, spouse, health, transportation, recreation, housing, religion,  government services; and for sex, age and education.
Males       N:149  ß:+.10
Females     N:121  ß:-.06
Farmers     N:130  ß:+.04
Non-farmers N:141  ß:ns
Age 60-74   N:170  ß:+.07
Age 75-up   N:102  ß:-.11