print

Correlational findings

Study McNamara & St.George (1978): study US 1971

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1971
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2164
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured, at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Urban living
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Rural places, outlying,
   not in Metropolitan Area
2. Rural places, Not in SMSA,
   adjacent to SMSA
3. Rural places, <2.500
   in SMSA
4. Places 2.500 to 10.000
5. Cities 10.000 to 100.000
   suburbs excluded
6. Cities over 100.000
   12 largerst SMSA's excluded
7. Suburbs in 12 largests SMSA's
8. Central cities of 12 largest SMSA's

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.13 p < .01 % very happy:
1. 33
2. 30
3. 33
4. 34
5. 30
6. 23
7. 30
8. 15