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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
Total family income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question: "What is your average annual family income, before taxes, over the last three years?"
Rated on a 7-point scale, ranging from 'under $ 5,000' to '$ 30,000 or more'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.21 p < .05 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a Beta = +.17 p < .05 ß controlled for:
- gross farm sales
- percent farm income
- land operated_
- off-farm work days
- wife's work status
- growth plans
- commitment to farming
- economic constraints
- self-definition
- age
- education

When specified for size of farm:
-small   ß=+.14
-medium  ß=+.32
-large   ß=+.08
C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a Beta = +.17 p < .05 ß controlled for:gross farm sales, percent farm income, land operated, 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=+.14
-medium  ß=+.32
-large   ß=+.08