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Correlational findings

Study Batista-Foguet et al. (1996): study ES Cataluna 1989

Public
16+ aged, general public, Catalonia, Spain, 1989
Sample
Respondents
N = 406
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Interview: telephone (CATI)
structured interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with social contacts
Our Classification
Distribution
M= 3.98;  SD= 0.94

Scale         %
1.              1.7    
2.              5.7     
3.            17.7   
4.            43.1     
5.            31.8
Operationalization
Single question:
"How satisfied are you recently with your social contacts?"
1. completely dissatisfied
2. dissatisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  satisfied
5  completely satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-ea r = +.39 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-ea r = +.59 rp corrects for random and systematic measurement error.