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Correlational findings

Study Smits et al. (1995): study NL 1992

Public:
Elderly, Sassenheim, the Netherlands, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 119
Non Response:
24,4%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interview and additional questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
sense of coherence
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 11 questions.
Typical question: "Has life until now had a clear goal or destination for you?"
Adapted Dutch version of 13 item Sense of Coherence questionnaire.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-g = A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-g r = +.24 p < .05 positive affect= -.04 (ns)
negative affect= +.45 (05)