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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
Relapse
Our Classification
Remarks
T1-T2 difference: 6 years
Distribution
21% relapse between T1 and T2
Operationalization
New tumors between T1 and T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-?-sq-ol-100-a DM = 0 T1 happiness by T2 relapse
- Non-relapse      M = 77    Se = 1.3
- Relapses         M = 77    Se = 3.5
- Died             M = 81    Se = 3.0
A-AOL-?-sq-ol-100-a OR = ns OR controled for:
- age
- gender
- marital status
- time since diagnoses
- tumour sites and thickness
- presence of ulceration
- number of mitisis
- recent treatment