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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
Concerns
Our Classification
Operationalization
Satisfaction with:
1.  efficacy index (ABCDE)
2.  family index (ABCDE)
3.  money index (ABCDE)
4.  amount of fun (ABCDE)
5.  house/apartment (ABCDE)
6.  things do with family (ABCDE)
7.  time to do things (ABDE)
8.  young people think (AB)
9.  spare-time activities (ABDE)
10. recreation index (AB)
11. national govt. index (ABDE)
12. consumer index (ABDE)
13. local govt. index (AB)
14. housework (AB)
15. media index (AB)
16. your health (ABDE)
17. cost index (A)
18. schools in area (A)
19. services in nghbrhd. (A)
20. close adult relatives (A)
21. natural environment (A)
22. comfortable people (A)
23. neighborhood index (A)
24. people over 40 think (A)
25. organisations belong to (A)
26. weather (A)
27. friends index (A)
28. job index (ADE)
29. religious faith (A)
30. getting on with people (A)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = .55 A. /All 30 satisfactions O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = .54 B. /16  domain satisfactions with high ß's only O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = .49 C. /6   domain satisfactions with high ß's only O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = .52 D. /selected 12 domain satisfactions with ß's only O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = .51 E. /selected 12 domain satisfactions


                        Variance explained
                    --------------------------- Sub-group           N       Model I    Model II
                            (%)        (%)
All respondents     1297    52         52

Males               547     50         54
Females             750     53         55

16-29 years old     358     52         59
16-29 houshold
      head/spouse   276     -          63
30-44 years         356     60         69
45-59 years         275     50         61
45-64 years         363     49         56
60-97 years         305     45         53

Low SES             337     48         57
Mid SES             268     52         56
High SES            408     53         60

Employed men        413     -          58

Low income          480     52         57
Medium income       346     50         60
High income         403     49         56

Married             890     48         49
Nonmarried          406     56         61

0-11 grades of
    school          423     54         63
High school gra-
    duate           307     54         64
Some college educ.  330     -          58
College degree      223     47         60

Married & employed  512     -          55

Blacks              115     50         -