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Correlational findings

Study Lehman et al. (1987): study US 1983

Public:
Bereaved and controls, USA, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 78
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Loss of spouse in traffic accident
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: lost spouse in a traffic accident 4 to 7 years ago.
0: control group matched for sociodemographics at time of accident.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-e DM = - p < .00 1: M       = 2,94
0: M       = 2,27
-difference -0,67
O-V-c-oq-n-5-a DM = - p < .01 1: M       = 2,64
0: M       = 1,51
-difference -1,13
O-V-c-oq-n-5-a = Higher mean scores represent worse psychological well-being. Hence bereaved are less happy.