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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, May 1972
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1297
Non Response:
24%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. 15-19 years                       
2. 20-24  ,,
3. 25-29  ,,                  
4. 30-34  ,,    
5. 35-44  ,,   
6. 45-54  ,,  
7. 55-64  ,,  
8. 65+      ,,

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = +.20 15-19 years:    M=5.6   Mt'=7.7
20-24  ,,  :    M=5.5   Mt'=7.5
25-29  ,,  :    M=5.6   Mt'=7.7
30-34  ,,  :    M=5.4   Mt'=7.3
35-44  ,,  :    M=5.5   Mt'=7.5
45-54  ,,  :    M=5.3   Mt'=7.2
55-64  ,,  :    M=5.5   Mt'=7.5
65+    ,,  :    M=5.4   Mt'=7.3
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.12 ß controlled for sociodemographic variables:
- family life-cycle
- family income
- education
- race
- sexe
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.08 ß additionmally controlled for:
- Efficacy
- Family
- Money
- Amount of fun
- House/apartment
- Spare-time activities
- National government
- Things to do with family
- Consumer index
- Time to do things
- Your health
- Job index