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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 =
Non Response
37%
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionaire,followed by an interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with area you live in
Our Classification
Related specification variables
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