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Correlational findings

Study Glenn & Weaver (1981a): study US 1973

Public:
Marrieds, USA, 1973-78
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with financial situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "We are interested in how people are getting along financially these days. So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that you are pretty well satisfied with your present financial situation, more or less satisfied or not satisfied at all?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = + Married persons working full-time:
- white men:   r=+.14   ß=+.08
- black men:   r=+.14   ß=+.04
- white women: r=+.20   ß=+.09
- black women: r=+.02   ß= .00

All married women:
- white: r=+.25  ß=+.14
- black: r=+.44  ß=+.39
           
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = + Married persons working full-time
- white men:   r=+.14   ß=+.08
- black men:   r=+.14   ß=+.04
- white women: r=+.20   ß=+.09
- black women: r=+.02   ß= .00
                    
All married women
- white: r=+.25  ß=+.14
- black: r=+.44  ß=+.39
                    
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = + ß controled for marital happiness, satisfaction with: work, community, nonworking activities, family life, friendships and health