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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 money
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on:
- satisfaction with the income you and your family have
- satisfaction with the pay and fringe benefits you get
- how secure are you financially?

Assessed on a 1-7 scale:1 delighted...
7 terrible

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.44 p < .05 T1 life satisfaction by T1 satisfaction with money O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.49 p < .05 T3 life satisfaction by T3 satisfaction with money O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.45 p < .05 T1 satisfaction with money by T3 life satisfaction O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.32 p < .05 T1 satisfaction with money by T3 life satisfaction