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Correlational findings

Study Prizmic-Larsen et al. (2009): study HR 2005

Public:
Adults, general public, Croatia, 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 900
Non Response:
31%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview at home by trained interviewers

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Total income divided by number of persons in family
1: <€137
2: €137-€409
3: >€409

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-TH-g-mq-th%-101-aa Beta = +.14 p < .01 Females A-TH-g-mq-th%-101-aa Beta = +.08 ns Males


Beta's controlled for:
- Age    
- Other coping style
  - Active distraction
  - Cognitive engagement
  - Behavioral engagement
  - Venting and expressing affect
  - Passive distraction and acceptance
  - Rumination and withdraw
  - Waiting

Note:Same tendency for time being unhappy in opposite direction