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Correlational findings

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

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Wisconsin, USA, 1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 534
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Living environment
Our Classification
Operationalization
A rural living
  1 unincorporated and open country
  0 other
B medium city
  1 10.000 - 50.000 inhabitants
  0 other
C large urban area
  1 urban area > 50.000
  0 other
D metropolis
  1 metropolis
  0 other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.03 ns A: rural O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.00 ns B: medium city O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.02 ns C: large urban area O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.12 p < .05 D: metropolis

Betas controlled for:
- education
- occupation
- income
- marital status
- living alone
- contact with relatives
- contact with friends
- church attendance
- organization membership
- gender
- age