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Correlational findings

Study Ward (1983): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9035
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
White race
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Blacks
1 Whites

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.13 age 18-39 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = .04 age 40-59 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.07 age 60+
ß's controled for income, education and occupational status.
The happiness advantage of wfhites decreases significantly with age. (Interaction p <.005)