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Correlational findings

Study Gehmacher (1992b): study AT 1989

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Household income
1. lower quartile
2. median
3. upper quartile

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-c-sq-v-5-a D% = + % happy (very or quite) by age
    18-29  30-39  40-49  50-59  60-69  70-79  80+
1.   69     58     33     31     25     27     27
2.   75     72     62     50     44     29     35
3.   78     83     59     49     60     27     -
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d D% = + 1.   71     53     47     45     44     49     57
2.   77     80     70     65     66     57     55
3.   82     77     71     65     79     87     -
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-d D% = + 1.   69     53     40     42     39     35     50
2.   75     77     63     61     56     49     50
3.   78     77     59     56     73     47     -

The positive relationship is strongest in the middle of life.