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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
Level of education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Formal education:
1: last grade 6
2; last grade 7-8
3: last grade 11-13
4: some post secondary
5: post secondary
6: bachelors
7: post graduate degree

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, income 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, income 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 = +.07 Total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.06 Total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.0 ns Males: direct path
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.0 ns Males: direct path
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.06 Males: total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.10 Males: total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.0 ns Females: direct path
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.0 ns Females: direct path
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.02 Females: total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.06 Females: total of direct path and indirect paths via life compared with wants.