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Correlational findings

Study Schroevers et al. (2000): study NL 1990

Public:
Cancer patients and controls, followed 15 months, the Netherlands, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 475
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Paper-and-pencil questionnaire and interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Cancer patients
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Cancer patients
0 Matched controls

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cw-sq-v-4-a DM = - Happiness 3 months after diagnosis:

- Patients: M = 1.97    SD = 1.10  N= 434
- Controls: M = 2.13    SD = 1.05  N= 236
Difference:    -0.16
M-TH-cw-sq-v-4-a DM = - - Patients: M = 2.01     SD = 1.08   N= 434
- Controls: M = 2.06     SD = 1.04   N= 236
Difference:    -0.05
O-Sum-u-mq-v-7-a DM = - - Patients: M= 5.45   SD= 1.48   N= 474
- Controls: M= 5.51   SD= 1.30   N= 255
Difference:   -0.06
O-Sum-u-mq-v-7-a DM = - Happiness 9 months after diagnosis:

- Patients: M= 5.50   SD= 1.33   N= 428
- Controls: M= 5.64   SD= 1.29   N= 231
Difference:   -0.14
O-Sum-u-mq-v-7-a DM = - Happiness 15 months after diagnosis:

- Patients: M = 5.53    SD = 1.38    N= 402
- Controls: M = 5.60    SD = 1.31    N= 225
Difference:    -0.07