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Correlational findings

Study Leisure Development Cen (1980): study FR 1979

Public:
18+ aged, general public, France, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
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 = +.34 p < .01 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a G = +.31 p < .01 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a tc = +.20 p < .01 1. low           6
2. lower-middle 12
3. middle       13
4. upper-middle 22
5. high         50
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e tc = +.21 p < .01 % Very happy:
1. low           9
2. lower middle 12
3. middle       16
4. upper middle 26
5. high         50