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Correlational findings

Study Matikka & Ojanen (2002): study FI 1994

Public:
18-77 aged intellectually disabled, Finland, 1994-2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 376
Non Response:
15%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
in their home setting or in work places

Correlate

Authors's label
Social inclusion
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 4 items
- Do you have at least three good friends?
- Do you tell your friends about your problems?
- Do you sometimes visit children or older people?
- Do you often stop to talk with your neighbours?

reponse option: 'yes', 'no', 'don't know'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-2-a T = -4.1 p < .01 Mean contact score
Not happy = 57.44(SD=32.55)
Happy     = 74.77(SD=28.44)