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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
panel dropout
Our Classification
Remarks
Assessed for three periods: T1: 1 or 2 weeks before vacation T2: during vacation (retrospectively at T3) T3: the week after vacation
Distribution
N=40
Operationalization
0 completed T1 and T3 survey
1 completed T1 survey only

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a = No statistical significant differences found in either mean or standard deviation of T1 happiness