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Correlational findings

Study Willits et al. (1978): study US 1946

Public:
Highschool pupils, rural area, followed 25 years, Pennsylvania, USA, 1946-71
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2081
Non Response:
26%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Miles to metropolis
Our Classification
Operationalization
Linear distance from subject's residence at T2 (1971) to the nearest population center of 100,000 inhabitants.
Converted to logarithm for analysis.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.03 ns Males O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.06 ns Females

Betas controlled for:
- father's occupation
- highschool grade point average
- education.