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Correlational findings

Study Perneger et al. (2004): study CH 1998

Public:
University students, Switzerland, 1998.
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1257
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
I get love and affection
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single item (Broadhead & Gehlback, et.al, 1988)
'I get love and affection'
5 As much as I want
4
3
2
1 Much less than I want

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-5-a D% = + p < .001 % happy (all or most of the time)
Score 5 or 4: 69,4
Score 1:      40,9
M-TH-cm-sq-v-5-a OR = +                           OR     CI 95
Gets love and affection   1,9    1,4-2,7
(4-5 vs. 1-3)

Odds Ratio controlled for:
-mental health
-physical health
-self-esteem
-sex (women vs. men)
-nationality (Swiss vs. Other)