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Correlational findings

Study Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1975

Public:
16+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2038
Non Response:
15%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Major earners, monthly income   
1  < 250 DM
2  1250 - 1999 DM
3  > 2000 DM

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-3-b G = +.24 p < .01 O-HP-u-sq-v-3-b tc = +.14 p < .01 % very happy:
- <1250 DM    24%
- 1250 - 1999 31%
- >2000 DM    37%