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Correlational findings

Study Wilkening & McGranahan (1978): study US Wisconsin 1974 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, NW Wisconsin-residents, USA, 1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1423
Non Response:
12%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Occupational status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Duncan's Socioeconomic Status Index
(Duncan 1961)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.06 p < .05 O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.07 p < .05 ß controlled for 1+2+3+4+5 :
1: education, income, level of living.
2: live alone, married, children, contact with
   relatives, contact with friends, church
   attendance, organizational membership.
3: health problems, recent move, separated/
   divorced, unemployed.                       
4: retired,widowed.
5: urban living, rural living, female.

ß in different age groups:
under 30: +.05  ns     30-49   : +.06  ns
50 64   : +.07  ns     over 64 : +.03  ns
                     
O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.08 p < .05 ß controlled for 1 only:
interaction with age groups: ns