print

Correlational findings

Study Cohen et al. (1982): study US 1979

Public:
18-55 aged, general public, New York City, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 602
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Comparitive income status
Our Classification
Operationalization
3-item index:
1: how satisfied are you with your    financial situation?
2: During the last few years has your    financial situation been getting    better, getting worse, or has it    stayed the same?
3: how does your income compare with    other families in the neighborhood.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BC-cm-mq-v-4-a r = +.42 p < .01