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Correlational findings

Study Arnold et al. (2006): study NL 2001

Public:
COPD patients, before and after 20 week rehabilitation programme, Netherlands, 2001-2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 65
Non Response:
21
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Patients filled questionnaires at the beginning (T1) and at the end (T2) of the program. The length of the programme varied, with the average duration being 20 weeks ( SD=11.2)

Correlate

Authors's label
Social functioning
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on questions about:
a: Extent health problems interfered with normal social activities?
B: Frequency health problems interfered with social activities?

SF-36 Social functioning subscale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.27 ns T1 happiness by T2 social functioning C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.33 ns T1 social functioning by T2 happiness

T1-T2: before-after 20 week rehabilitation program