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Correlational findings

Study Michalos & Zumbo (2001): study CA Prince George 1999

Public:
Adults, general public, City of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, 1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 743
Non Response:
70%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Personal fair treatment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 8 questions
a. Police in your neighbourhood are usually helpful and treat you fairly.
b. Health care providers in Prince George are usually helpful and treat you fairly
c. Social serveice workers in Prince George are usually helpful and treat you fairly
d. People who work in banks and financial institutions in Prince George are usually helpful and treat you fairly
e. People where you work are usually helpful and treat you fairly
f. People who work in local retail stores in Prince George are usually helpful and treat you fairly
g. Local school officials in Prince George are usually helpful and treat you fairly
h. Judges and lawyers in Prince George are usually helpful and treat you fairly

For each item a score of '1' would mean that respondent believes that most people are NOT helpful and do NOT treat him/her fairly; a score of 5 would mean that respondent believes that most people are usually helpful and do treat him/her fairly.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-7-f Beta = +.16 Beta controlled for:
- perceived local discrimination
- xenophobia
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f Beta = +.22 Beta controllede for:
- xenophobia
O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-b Beta = +.28 Beta controllede for:
- xenophobia