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Correlational findings

Study Mitchell (1972): study HK 1967

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 1967
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3966
Non Response:
21%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Family income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Bottom (fourth) quarter $ 1 - 359
Third quarter           $ 360 - 509
Second quarter          $ 510 - 849
Top quarter             $ 850 and over

(Hong Kong dollars)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a G = +.24 p < .01 % happy:
- bottom 59
- third  62
- second 72
- top    77
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a tc = +.16 p < .01 Unaffected by perceived intragenerational social mobility.