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Correlational findings

Study Glenn & Weaver (1981): study US 1973 /1

Public:
25-54 aged, general public, ,USA, 1973-1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3350
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Years of school completed (number).
       
         
          
         

0. Less than 9 years of school.
1. 12 years or more.    
          

           
             
Having 4 or more years of college relative to having 12 years of school.
0. 12 years of school.
1. 4 or more years college.




Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.04 ns white men:   +.03 (ns)   -.02 (ns)   -.01 (ns) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.06 p < .05 white women: +.03 (ns)   +.01 (ns)   -.02 (ns)   O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.03 ns black men:   +.02 (ns)   -.00 (ns)   +.01 (ns) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.06 ns black women: +.03 (ns)   +.07 (ns)   +.06 (ns)
                  
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = white men:   +.02 (ns)   -.01 (ns)   -.02 (ns)
white women: +.09 (01)   +.07 (05)   +.06 (00) black men:   +.02 (ns)   -.05 (ns)   -.02 (ns) black women: -.05 (ns)   -.05 (ns)   -.04 (ns)
                
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = ns white men:   +.02 (ns)   -.04 (ns)   -.03 (ns)
white women: +.05 (ns)   +.03 (ns)   +.04 (ns)
black men:   +.08 (ns)   -.00 (ns)   -.04 (ns)
black women: +.18 (ns)   +.15 (ns)   +.16 (ns)

ß1: Controlled for father's years of school and
    occupational prestige, number of siblings,
    size of community of origin, and age.
ß2: Controlled for (1) plus family income,
    occupational prestige for men, and work
    status for women.
ß3: Controlled for (2) plus marital status,
    frequency of attendance at religious
    services, and presence-absence of children in
    each of three age ranges (0-5, 6-12, 13-17).