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Correlational findings

Study Selim (2008): study TR 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 1990-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6338
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Importance of friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question about importance of friends:
0 unimportance of friends (reference)
1 importance of friends

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OLRC = +. p < .01 importance of friends (compared to unimportance of friends) O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = + p < .01 importance of friends (unimportance of friends)

OLRC's are controled for:
- year dummies
- gender
- age
- marital status
- number of childeren
- education level
- type of employment
- income scales
- health status
- importance of life domains
- political orientations and trust

OLRC's cannot be interpreted as absolute effect sizes. Values are therefore not reported in this abstract.