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Correlational findings

Study Diener et al. (1985): study US 1984

Public:
Adult, wealthy and controls (general population), USA, 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 111
Non Response:
1:51 %, 2: 38 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Wealth
Our Classification
Operationalization
0. Non-wealthy                  1. Wealthy (Wealthy net worth over $    125 million)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-TH-g-mq-th%-100-a DMt = + p < .001 Wealthy        Mt' = 7.7  SD' = 1.8
Non wealthy    Mt' = 6.2  SD' = 2.2
O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b DM = + wealthy:     Mt' = 5.8  SD' = .86
non-wealthy: Mt' = 5.3  SD' = .89
A-TH-g-mq-th%-100-a = +.04 p < .01 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b = +.26 p < .01