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Correlational findings

Study Diener & Seligman (2002): study US 1997

Public:
Undergraduate students, US, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 222
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Daily report of mood and activities during 51 days; peer ratings.

Correlate

Authors's label
Romantic relationship
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-rating of romantic relationship. Rating from 1 to 7 as compared to the average University of Illinois student.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO---mqr-*-0-a = .38 p < .01             Mean romantic relationship         
a 10% least happy         2.3      
b 27% close to average    4.8      
c 10% most happy          6.0
M-AO---mqr-*-0-a MCT = p < .05 a < b < c