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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
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question: years completed
0  0-11
1  12
2  13-15
3  16+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d G = +.29 p < .05 O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d tau = +.17 p < .05 % very happy
0      32
1      35
2      35
3      38
The relationship disappears after control for occupational prestige, SES, and family income.