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Correlational findings

Study Scherpenzeel (2001): study CH Bern 1999

Public
15+ aged, general public, household members, Bern, Switzerland 1999
Sample
Respondents
N = 864
Non Response
70%
Assessment
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Also telephone (CATI).

Correlate

Authors's Label
CATI versus CAPI
Our Classification
Distribution
CATI Mean = 7.95 SD = 1.65
CAPI Mean = 8.11 SD = 1.49
Operationalization
Happiness of the same respondents assessed in two interviews with one month interval using two methods of interogation:
A: Computer Assisted Telephone Interviews (CATI)
B: Computer Assisted Personal Interviews (CAPI)

Experimental group 1 was interviewed using CATI at the first interview and CAPI at the second. Experimental group 2 first CAPI and next CATI.Average reported here.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-h-sq-n-11-a DMt = 0,06 ns CATI: Mean = 7.95 SD = 1.65
CAPI: Mean = 8.11 SD = 1.49
t = 1,50 (ns)