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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1986): study CA 1984

Public:
60+ aged, rural districts, Canada, 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 457
Non Response:
47%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Income before taxes
1: under     $  3.000
2: $  3.000- $  5.999
3  $  6.000- $  9.999
4  $ 10.000- $ 19.999
5  $ 20.000- $ 34.999
6: $ 35.000 and over

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.0 ns ß path-coefficient controlled for sex, age, education, and the perceived discrepancies: own life with that of others, life with that deserved, life with needs, life with progress in life, life now with best previous experience, life with wants. O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.0 ns ß path-coefficient controlled for sex, age, education, and the perceived discrepancies: own life with that of others, life with that deserved, life with needs, life with progress in life, life now with best previous experience, life with wants. O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.05 Total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.04 Total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.0 ns Males: direct path O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.0 ns Males: direct path
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.14 Males: Total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.13 Males: total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.