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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
Growth plans
Our Classification
Operationalization
5-item index of closed questions. The respondents were asked whether they planned to:
a:  Buy or lease more land and expend the operations.
B:  Expend the animal herd.
C:  Get into a new animal enterprise.
D:  Construct new buildings.
E  Facilities.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.04 ns C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a Beta = -.00 ns ß controlled for:
- gross farm sales
- percent farm income
- total family income
- off-farm work days
- wife's work status
-land operated
- commitment to farming
- economic constraints
- self-definition
- age
- education

When specified for size of farm:
-small   ß=-.03
-medium  ß=-.03
-large   ß=+.14