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Correlational findings

Study Naess et al. (2007): study NO 2005

Public:
16+ aged epilepsia patients, Norway, 2005-09
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 597
Non Response:
56%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
life satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Years since onset
1: <5
2: 5-9
3: 10-19
4: 20-29
5: 30-45
6: >45

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e DMa = +/- ns Deviation from mean happiness
< 5    -0.26
5-9    -0.14
10-19   0.26
20-29  -0.06
30-35   0.19
>45    -0.43

Means adjusted for
- age
- gender
-  seizure frequency
- co-morbidity
- medication side effects
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e Beta = +.12 p < .004 Beta controled for:
- Retrospective happiness 5 years ago
  (to indicate change in happiness)
- Backgound variables
  - age
  - gender
  - occupational status
  - marital status
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e Beta = +.09 p < .039 Beta additionally controled for:
- seizure frequency
- co-morbidity
- medication side effects