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Correlational findings

Study Shin (1986): study US 1986

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3642
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Community size
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Rural area
   (isolated villages, rural towns)
2. Middle size cities
   (25.000 to 500.000)
3. Largest cities
   (>500.000)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-c-mq-*-0-a r = -.09 p < .05 M-AO-c-mq-*-0-a r = +.09 p < .05 M-AO-c-mq-*-0-a Beta = -.06 p < .05 ß controled for education, income, age, gender, married status and own house.

Signs reversed in original. Probably wrong.