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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
Socioeconomic status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Combination of family income and the educational attainment of the family head:
1. low income - low education
2. intermediate level
3.        ,,
4.        ,,
5. high income - high education

a  relatively low income - relatively high education
b  relatively high income - relatively low education

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a DM = + 1. (low)    M=5.3   Mt'=7.2
2.          M=5.4   Mt'=7.3
3.          M=5.5   Mt'=7.5
4.          M=5.6   Mt'=7.7
5. (high)   M=5.7   Mt'=7.8

a          M=5.2   Mt'=7.0
b          M=5.5   Mt'=7.5