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Correlational findings

Study Headey & Wearing (1981): study AU AU Victoria 1978 /1

Public:
Adults, general public, Melbourne, Australia, followed 25 months 1978-1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 184
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in satisfaction with friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of 4 single questions on satisfaction with:
a: The people you see socially
b: Your friends
c: The friends of opposite sex you have
d: How much you are accepted and included by others
All scored on a 1-9 D-T rating scale, summation by average.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.20 p < .020 T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with friends A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.06 ns T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with friends
Beta controlled for satisfaction with
- sex life
- health
- house
- standard of living
- self-fulfillment
- leisure