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Correlational findings

Study Minyard Frost & Frost (2000): study ZZ Various nation sets 1995

Public:
21-22 aged, college students Romania and USA, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 418
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Importance of aspirations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 22 questions about major life aspirations on:
a: self acceptance
   e.g. You will be in charge of your life
b: affiliation
   e.g. You will have good friends that you can count on
c: community feeling
   e.g. You will work to make the world a better place
d: Financial success
   e.g. You will have a job that pays well

Importance rated
1  not at all
.
.
5 very important

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-u-mq-n-5-a r = ns Importance of self acceptance aspirations
- US students        r = +.04
- Romanian students  r = +.07
C-ASG-u-mq-n-5-a r = ns Importance of affiliation aspirations
- US students        r = +.05
- Romanian students  r = -.09
C-ASG-u-mq-n-5-a r = + s Importance of comminity related aspirations
- US students        r = +.16 (05)
- Romanian students  r = +.19 (01)
C-ASG-u-mq-n-5-a r = - p < .01 Importance of financial success aspirations
- US students        r = -.17
- Romanian students  r = -.12