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Correlational findings

Study Michalos et al. (2001): study CA British Columbia 1999

Public
55-95 aged, Northern Interior Health Region, British Columbia, Canada, 1999
Sample
Respondents
N = 875
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
Social Functioning
Our Classification
Remarks
Social Functioning subscale of SF-36 health questionnaire (Ware 1992).
Operationalization
Selfreport on two questions:
During the past fouur weeks .....
a. To what extent has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your normal social activities with family, friends,neighbours or groups?
b. How much of the time has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your social activities (like visiting friends, relatives etc.)?

Rated:
5: all of the time (100%)
4: most of the time
3: a good bit of time
2: some of the time
1: none of the time (0%)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-7-f Beta = +.14 Beta controlled for:
- Mental Health