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Correlational findings

Study Keyes (1998): study US Wisconsin 1994

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Dane County, Wisconsin USA, 1994
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 373
Non Response:
37%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Social Integration
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents indicated (dis)agreement with the following statements: You think/believe/feel
a) you do not belong to a community (-)
b) you are  an important part of your community (+)
c) people in your community listen to you (+)
d) close to other people in your community (+)
e) your community as a source of comfort (+)
f) your community does  not  take you seriously (-)
g) other people value you as a person
Items with (-) are reverse scored on scale ranging from 1.strongly 2.moderately 3.slightly disagree 4.slightly 5.moderately 6.strongly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-m-sq-v-4-a r = +.32 p < .01 O-SLu-h-sq-v-4-a r = +.31 p < .01