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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
Change in pay
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct retrospective questions:
a. Raise in pay
   0 No
   1 Yes
b. Cut in pay
   0 No
   1 Yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DMr = + p < .05 Yes: RT=.48            No: RT=.43
               
                    
                     
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DMr = - ns Yes: RT=.39            No: RT=.43

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