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Correlational findings

Study Michalos & Zumbo (2000): study CA Prince George 1997

Public
Adult general population, City of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, 1997
Sample
Respondents
N = 737
Non Response
63%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
Victimization
Our Classification
Remarks
Theft of less than $500: 35.3%; Break and enter dwelling: 16.9%; Vanedalism damage lees than $1000: 8.7%; Break and enter vehicle: 8.7%; Theft of $5000 or more: 8.7%; Vandalism damage $1000 or more: 6.2%; Assault: 4.8%; Fraud: 2.8%; Other: 2.7%; Spousal abuse: 1.5%; Drunkendriving injury: 1.3%; Stalker: 0.8%; Elder abuse: 0.8%; Sexual assault: 0.7% Victim of more than one crime: 18%
Distribution
1: 38%  0: 62%
Operationalization
Selfreport of being a victim of crime in the last year
1: was victim
0: was not

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SQL-c-sq-v-7-b DM = - was victim   M = 5.5
was not      M = 5.7
- difference    -0.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-e DM = - was victim   M = 5.4
was not      M = 5.6
- difference    -0.2
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f DM = - was victim   M = 5.6
was not      M = 5.9
- difference    -0.3