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Correlational findings

Study Molnar (1985): study US 1981

Public:
Farm operators, Alabama, USA, 1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 705
Non Response:
29,9%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Percent farm income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question: "What percen-
tage of your total family income was from farming?"
Rated on a 5-point scale ranging from '0 to 19 percent' to ' 80 to 100 percent'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.08 p < .05 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.08 p < .05 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a Beta = +.12 p < .05 ß controlled for:gross farm sales, land operated, total family income, off-farm work days, wife's work status, growth plans, commitment to farming, economic constraints, self-definition, age, and education.
When specified for size of farm:
-small   ß=+.08
-medium  ß=+.16
-large   ß=+.02
C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a Beta = +.12 p < .05 ß controlled for: gross farm sales, land operated, total family income, off-farm work days, wife's work status, growth plans, commitment to farming, economic constraints, self-definition, age, and education.
When specified for size of farm:
-small   ß=+.08
-medium  ß=+.16
-large   ß=+.02