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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
Worry about debt
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question
0 No
1 Yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DMr = - p < .05 Data T1.
Happiness level in average ridits:
                worry     no worry
income          
< $ 5000        .34       .44 (05)
5000-6999       .41       .51 (05)
> 7000-9999     .44       .52 (05)
> 10000         .53       .57 (05)
                (05)      (05)

Ridit analysis compares distribution in category with distribution in total sample RT above .50 means relative high level, RT below .50 relative low level.