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Correlational findings

Study Davis (1984): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1982
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 13581
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Occupational prestige
Our Classification
Operationalization
Hodge-Siegel-Rossi Scale
0  0-28
1 29-35
2 36-47
3 48-82

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d G = +.05 p < .01 O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d tau = +.03 p < .01 % very happy
0      30
1      32
2      36
3      39
The relationship disappears largely after control for education family income and SES.