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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1983): study CA Ontario 1982

Public:
18+ aged, general public, rural community, North Ontario, Canada, 1982
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 598
Non Response:
8%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
In most cases filled out by subjects themselves

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with financial security
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on how well the income takes care of needs, rated on a 7-point
scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.23 All ß's controlled for satisfaction with health, family relations, paid employment, friendships, housing, area you live in, recreation activity, religion, self esteem, transportation, government services,  
and for the demographic factors: sex, age, formal education, language, work status, marital status, time in area.

Males  : N: 173  ß: +.32
Females: N: 154  ß: +.12
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.21 All ß's controlled for satisfaction with health, family relations, paid employment, friendships, housing, area you live in, recreation activity, religion, self esteem, transportation, government services; and for sex, age, formal education, language, work status, marital status and time in
area.

Males  : N: 173  ß: +.26
Females: N: 154  ß: +.16