print

Correlational findings

Study Palisi & Ransford (1987): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA 1972-1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15320
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Urbanism
Our Classification
Operationalization
1.Counties with towns of 10.000 or more  and rural counties
2.Suburbs of either the 12 largest
  Standard Metropolitan Statistical
  Areas (SMSA's) or of the remaining
  100 largest SMSA's
3.Central city of the remaining 100
  largest SMSA's
4.Central city of the largest SMSA's

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.07 p < .001 Whites, less than high school O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.06 p < .05 Blacks, less than high school O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.05 p < .001 Whites, high school graduate O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.05 ns Blacks, high school graduate
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.07 p < .01 Whites, college O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.05 ns Blacks, college

Linear relationships