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Correlational findings

Study Brown et al. (2000): study AU 1991

Public:
Cancer patients, Sydney Australia, followed 6 years, 1991-1997
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 426
Non Response:
21%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Additional disease data taken from medical records

Correlate

Authors's Label
Survival time
Our Classification
Remarks
T1-T2 difference:6 years
Distribution
14% died between T1 and T2
Operationalization
Time between date of study entry (T1) and either death or still alive at (T2)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-?-sq-ol-100-a DM = + T1 happiness by T2 survival
- survived
  - relapse free          M = 77  Se = 1.3
  - with relapse          M = 77  Se = 3.5
- Died                    M = 81  Se = 3.0
A-AOL-?-sq-ol-100-a OR = 1.02 p < .06 T1 happiness by T1-T2 survival time
95% Cl 1.00-1.03
OR controled for:
- age
- gender
- marital status
- time since diagnoses
- tumour sites and thickness
- presence of ulceration
- number of mitisis
- recent treatment