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Correlational findings

Study Mastekaasa & Moum (1984): study NO 1971

Public:
15-64 aged, general public, Norway, 1971
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 854
Non Response:
15%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Economic level of the county
Our Classification
Operationalization
Factor loading highly on:
- mean taxable income
- inequality of taxable income
- electoral support for Conservative  
  Party
- electoral support for Progress Party
The capital and the area surrounding it (Oslo and Akershus) and some of the western counties have relatively high scores. The county with the highest score on this dimension, Rogaland, has by far the greatest income inequality in Norway, and it comes thirds in terms of average income.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-d Beta = -.07 p < .05 ß controlled for education, income, age, sex, household size, occupational prestige, number of friends, occupationally active, marital status.