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Correlational findings

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

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

Correlate

Authors's Label
internal health control
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach alpha= .78
Remarks
data available for 46 Ss
Distribution
M= 18,56 (sd= 5,58)
Operationalization
Selfreport on 6 items.
Typical item: "If I take good care of myself, I can prevent diseases."
Dutch version of Internal health locus of control scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-g r = -.21 ns positive affect = -.27 (05)
negative affect = -.02