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Correlational findings

Study Balatsky & Diener (1993): study RU 1990

Public:
Students, Moscow and Glazov (Ural), Russia, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 116
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And group meeting.

Correlate

Authors's label
Life-events
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss were asked to write down within 3 minutes as many as possible positive and negative life-events:
1.Number of positive events (PE)
2.Number of negative events (NE)
3.Event difference score (PE-NE)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.19 ns Number of positive events O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = -.06 ns Number of negative events O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.21 p < .05 p two tailed
Event difference score
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-b r = +.27 p < .01 p two tailed
Number of positive events
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-b r = -.03 ns Number of negative events O-DT-c-sq-v-7-b r = +.27 p < .01 p two tailed
Event difference score