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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
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