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Correlational findings

Study Herzog et al. (1982): study US 1971

Public:
25-97 aged, general public, USA, 1971-1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of years completed
0. None
1. 17 or more

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.10 p < .05 DATASET 1: ß identical across age (25-44/45-64/
65-97). ß controlled for gender, race,family income, emploment status and mariatal status.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.02 ns DATASET 2: ß higher among 25-44 aged (05) than among 45-64/65-97 aged. ß controlled for gender, race, family income, employment status, marital status and health. O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.09 p < .05 DATASET 1: ß identical across age. ß controlled for gender, family income, race, employment  status and marital status. O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.03 ns DATASET 6: ß identical across age. ß controlled for gender, race, family income, employment status, marital status and health. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.04 ns DATASET 6: ß identical across age (25-44/45-64/
65-97). ß controlled for gender, race,family income, emploment status, marital status and health.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.03 ns DATASET 5: ß identical across age (25-44/45-64/
65-97). ß controlled for gender, race, family income, employment status and marital status.
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.08 p < .05 DATASET 3: ß identical across age. ß controlled for gender, family income, race, employment status and marital status. O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.02 ns DATASET 7: respondents with more years education unhappier among 45-64 aged (p<.05). No difference among 25-44/65-97 aged. ß controlled for gender, race, family income, marital status, employment status and health. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.03 ns DATASET 7: ß identical across age (25-44/45-64/
65-97). ß controlled for gender, race,family income, emploment status, marital status and health.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.06 ns DATASET 5: ß identical across age. ß controlled for gender, race, family income, employment status and marital status.