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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
Index of police performance
Our Classification
Distribution
Mean scores: a: 2.6, b: 2.6, c: 2.5, d: 2.4, e: 2.3, f: 2.2, g: 2.2, h: 2.2
Operationalization
Answer to question on police performance on
a. Being approachable
b. Supply information to prevent crime
c. Treating minorities fairly
d. Enforcing traffic laws
e. Dealing with family violence
f. Enforcing laws for personal safety
g. Making neighbourhood safe
h. Promptly responding to calls
rated poor (1) to good (4)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SQL-c-sq-v-7-b r = +.18 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-7-e r = +.14 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f r = +.17 p < .05