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Correlational findings

Study Shamir (1985a): study IL 1983

Public:
27-47 aged unemployed male academics, Israel, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 59
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Reading books as a leisure activity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report of in involvement in non-work book reading

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-c-sq-v-5-d r = + a High protestant work ethic A-AOL-c-sq-v-5-d r = - b Low protestant work ethic

Protestant Work Ethic measured using Mirels and Garret (1971) scale. PWE unrelated to study activity (r = +.02 ns)