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Correlational findings

Study Wright (1978): study US 1971

Public:
White married women, USA, 1971-76
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2541
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Social class
Our Classification
Operationalization
Occupational level of husband:
0 Working class
1 Middle class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a DMt = +.25 1971 only:
Middle class Mt'  = 8.20
Working class Mt' = 7.95
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +      Housewives      Working wives
1971 G'=+.18 (01)    G'=+.12 (05)
1972 G'=+.27 (01)    G'=+.24 (01)
1973 G'=+.26 (01)    G'=+.25 (01)
1974 G'=+.19 (01)    G'=+.05 (ns)
1975 G'=+.13 (01)    G'=+.06 (ns)
1976 G'=+.18 (01)    G'=-.09 (ns)