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Correlational findings

Study Phillips (1967a): study US NewHampshire 1962

Public:
21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 600
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Social participation
Our Classification
Operationalization
3-item index of closed questions on frequency of contacts with friends, number of neighbors known and organiza- tional activity.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-3-a G = +.32 Males           : G = +.73
Females         : G = +.22

Catholics       : G = +.40
Protestants     : G = +.23

Age 21 - 34     : G = +.17
Age 35 - 49     : G = +.22
Age 50+         : G = +.47

Low education   : G = +.40
Medium education: G = +.33
High education  : G = +.01

Low S.E.S.      : d = +.30
Mediuwm S.E.S.  : d = +.14
High S.E.S.     : d = +.03

When elaborated for S.E.S. and age:
- smallest relationship (d = +.06) among those of
  age 21-49 and high S.E.S.
- strongest relationship (d = +.39) among those
  of age 50+ and medium or low S.E.S.
In the different S.E.S.-groups unaffected by sex and religous affiliation (see PHILL 1969, p. 17).

Mentally well Ss: G' = +.28 (01)
Mentally ill  Ss: G' = +.32 (05)
(see PHILL 1967, p.289)
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a G = + Index of Positive Affects       : G = +.32
Index of Negative Affects       : G = -.08

Males               : Positive affect: G = +.41
                    : Negative affect: G = +.17
Females             : Positive affect: G = +.27
                    : Negative affect: G = +.00

Catholics           : Positive affect: G = +.39
                    : Negative affect: G = -.01
Protestants         : Positive affect: G = +.27
                    : Negative affect: G = -.07

Age 21 - 34         : Positive affect: G = +.15
                    : Negative affect: G = -.01
Age 35 - 49         : Positive affect: G = +.27
                    : Negative affect: G = -.53
Age 50+             : Positive affect: G = +.50
                    : Negative affect: G = +.16

Low education       : Positive affect: G = +.37
                    : Negative affect: G = -.16
Medium education    : Positive affect: G = +.09
                    : Negative affect: G = +.08
High education      : Positive affect: G = +.40
                    : Negative affect: G = -.03

Low S.E.S.          : Positive affect: d = +.41
                    : Negative affect: d = +.15
Medium S.E.S.       : Positive affect: d = +.16
                    : Negative affect: d = -.09
High S.E.S.         : Positive affect: d = +.08
                    : Negative affect: d = -.11

When elaborated for S.E.S. and age:  
- Smallest relationship with positive affect
  (d = +.04), and strongest negative relationship
  with negative affect (d = -.12) among those of
  age 21-49 and high S.E.S.
- Strongest relationship with positive affect
  (d = +.33) and strongest positive relationship
  with negative affect (d = +.08) among those of
  age 50+ and medium or low S.E.S.
In the different S.E.S.-groups unaffected by sex and religious affiliation (See PHILL 1969, p. 10)