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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
Unemployment experience
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ever unemployed during the past ten years

0 Never unemployed or looking for work
  for at least a month
1 Ever unemployed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.03 ns Whites, Central City, Largest SMSA, Less H.S. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.21 p < .01 Blacks, Central City, Largest SMSA, Less H.S.

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.15 p < .001 Whites, Central City, Next Large SMSA, Less H.S.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.20
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.33 p < .001 Blacks, Central City, Next Large SMSA, Less H.S.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.12

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.08 p < .05 Whites, Suburbs, Less H.S. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.11 p < .001 Blacks, Suburbs, Less H.S.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.20

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.15 ns Whites, Rural, Less H.S. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.10 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.17 ns Blacks, Rural, Less H.S. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.10

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.11 ns Whites, Central City, Largest SMSA, H.S. Grad. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.20 p < .01 Blacks, Central City, Largest SMSA, H.S. Grad.

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.10 p < .01 Whites, Central City, Next Large SMSA, H.S. Grad. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.15 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.09 ns Blacks, Central City, Next Large SMSA, H.S. Grad.

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.14 p < .001 Whites, Suburbs, H.S. Grad.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.12 ns Blacks, Suburbs, H.S. Grad. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.29

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.15 p < .001 Whites, Rural, H.S. Grad.    O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.08 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.17 p < .05 Blacks, Rural, H.S. Grad.

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.20 p < .01 Whites, Central City, Largest SMSA, College O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.29 ns Blacks, Central City, Largest SMSA, College

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.14 p < .01 Whites, Central City, Next Large SMSA, College O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.03 ns Blacks, Central City, Next Large SMSA, College

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.23 p < .001 Whites, Suburbs, College O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.11 ns Blacks, Suburbs, College

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.12 p < .001 Whites, Rural, College O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.19 ns Blacks, Rural, College

ß controled for size of town, age, gender, race and education.