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Correlational findings

Study Leisure Development Cen (1980): study AU 1979

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1104
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Subjective social class
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question: "If people in the society can be divided into five classes as shown on this card, which class would you say you fall under?"
1. low
2. lower middle
3. middle
4. upper middle
5. high

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e G = +.18 p < .01 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a G = +.10 p < .01 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a tc = +.05 p < .01 1. low          23
2. lower-middle 25
3. middle       36
4. upper-middle 46
5. high         42
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e tc = +.09 p < .01 % Very happy:
1. low          33
2. lower middle 37
3. middle       47
4. upper middle 47
5. high         58