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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
Joint effect
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: education, occupation, income, level of living
B: live alone, married, children, contact with relatives, contact with friends, church attendance,  organizational membership.
C: health problems, recent move, separated/ divorced, unemployed.
D: retired,widowed.
E: urban living, rural living, female

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a = .02 A O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a = .04 B
- under 30:  .10        30-49   :  .13
- 50-64   :  .03        over 64 :  .01
O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a = .09 C
- under 30:  .11        30-49   :  .09
- 50-64   :  .13        over 64 :  .12
O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a = .00 D
- under 30:  .04        30-49   :  .02
- 50-64   :  .01        over 64 :  .03
O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a = .13 E
- under 30:  .22        30-49   :  .19
- 50-64   :  .19        over 64 :  .19
O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a Ra² = .11 A+B+C+D+E
- under 30:  .17        30-49   :  .15
- 50-64   :  .14        over 64 :  .13