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Correlational findings

Study DeHaes et al. (1992): study NL 1987

Public:
Breast-cancer patients, The Netherlands, 198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 216
Non Response:
75
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Life domains + coping resources
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Self perceived functioning in
  - physical
  - psychological
  - social
  - activility level
  - material
  - social
b Coping resources
  - demographic
  - neuroticism (subscal Dutch Personality Inventory)
  - selfesteem (Rosenberg 1965 scale)
  - coping style (adapted Sidle 1969 scale)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-cw-sq-n-7-a = % variance explained among: patients   normals
- Perceived functioning      64,8       68,3
- Coping resources           17,6       26,6
- Total                      68,1       71,9
O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a = % variance explained among: patients   normals
- Perceived functioning      44,2       63,6
- Coping resources           32,5       37,3
- Total                      50,8       67,2

Satisfaction item (O-Slu) picks up less variance than affect item ((A-AOL), in particular among cancer patients