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Correlational findings

Study Sheldon & Hoon (2006): study ZZ East-West pairs 2001

Public:
University students, USA and Singapore, 200?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 533
Non Response:
6%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
!! USA: web-based, Singapore: paper-an-pencil

Correlate

Authors's label
cultural membership
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Singapore
1 USA

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO---mq-*-124-a DM = + p < .01 US          M = 5.07
Singapore   M = 4.29
difference     -0.78
M-AO---mq-*-124-a r = +.26 p < .01 M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = -.25 p < .01 Beta controlled for
- Gender
M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = -.09 p < .01 Beta additionaly controlled for
- Competence need (self rated satisfaction)
- Neuroticism
- Goal progress (Selfreport on sucess at most important personal goals)
- Self-esteem
- Social support (Selfreport on satisfaction with overall social support)