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Correlational findings

Study Bradburn (1969): study US 1963

Public:
21-60 aged, urban areas, USA, 1963 - 64
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2787
Non Response:
± 20%, Attrition ± 30%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Repeated interviews at home using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
White collar job
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Blue collar
1 White collar

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = + ns Data T1. Results T3 similar.
Computed for chief wage earners only.

% very happy:                 males       females
- blue collar
  - prestige high + middle    35          10
  - prestige low              29          16
- white collar
  - prestige high             35          18
  - prestige middle + low     28          15
             
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Gs = -.04 ns Gs controlled for job prestige as assessed by Duncan (1951) scale.