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Correlational findings

Study Hoopes & Lounsbury (1989): study US 1985

Public:
Working adults, USA, before and after vacation, 198?,
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 129
Non Response:
23
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Completed at T1 and T3. Prevacation survey 1 to 2 weeks before vacation (median time 7 days), within a week after they returned to their jobs subjects filled out the postvacation survey form (median time 3 days).

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with leisure
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on satisfaction with:
- the amount of fun and enjoyment you have
- the way you spend your spare time
- the amount of free time you have
- the amount of relaxation in your life
- your own health and physical condition
- the amount of pep and energy you have
Assessed on a 1-7 scale: 1 deligted...7 terrible

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.50 p < .05 T1 life satisfaction by T1 satisfaction with leisure O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.67 p < .05 T3 life satisfaction by T3 satisfaction with leisure O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.50 p < .05 T1 satisfaction with leisure by T3 life satisfaction O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.46 p < .05 T1 life satisfaction by T3 satisfaction with leisure