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Correlational findings

Study Bharadwaj & Wilkening (1977): study US Wisconsin 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Wisconsin, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1423
Non Response:
12%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with standard of living
Our Classification
Operationalization
direct closed question rated on a 7-point scale, ranging from "completely satisfied" to "completely dissatisfied".

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.46 O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.12 All ß`s controlled for satisfaction with family life,  work, health, spare time activities, income, community, housing, food, spiritual matters, education, organizational involvement, natural environment, national government.
AGE                INCOME
under 30  ß:+.15   under $4000    ß:+.12
30-49     ß:ns     $4000- 7999    ß:+.10
50-64     ß:+.15   $8000-15999    ß:+.13
over 65   ß:+.07   over $16000    ß:+.12
GENDER
males     ß:+.08
females   ß:+.15