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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
Waiting
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question about not involving in any behaviors to manage the negative feelings e.g. doing nothing, letting things wait and daydreaming about time without the problems.

Rated on a 7-point numerical scale: (1='not at all' to 7='almost always')

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-TH-g-mq-th%-101-aa Beta = -.04 ns Females A-TH-g-mq-th%-101-aa Beta = -.11 p < .05 Males

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

Note:Same tendency for time being unhappy in opposite direction (both Beta's ns)