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Correlational findings

Study Leisure Development Cen (1980): study GB 1979

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 987
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Income aspiration
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question:
"Suppose your income increases in thefuture, how much income would you likeas compared with your present income?"
1. just as it is now
2. 10% increase
3. 20% increase
4. 30% increase
5. 40% increase
6. 50% increase
7. twice the present income or over

- low 1+2+3
- high 7

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e D% = -03 % very happy:
- low aspiration  92
- high aspiration 89
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a D% = -02 Low aspiration  92
High aspiration 90

Data reported in Leisure Devellopment Center 1981