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Correlational findings

Study Bray & Howard (1980): study US 1956

Public:
40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 422
Non Response:
panel loss a t T5: 37%
Assessment:
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Correlate

Authors's label
Need for heterosexuality_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
Edwards Personal Preference Schedule (EPPS) scale of heterosexuality.

This inventory reflects a need for social and sexual activities with the opposite sex as well as enjoying discussions, stories, and jokes involving sex.

Assessed at T5.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-PL-c-rc-v-5-a r = +.30 p < .01 T5 need for heterosexuality by T5 happiness.

Later analysis of the full studygroup (N=266)  showed a significantly negative correlation (BRAY 1983 p 302).