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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
Likelihood that aspirations are met
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

Likelyhood of meeting rated
1  very low
.
.
5 very high

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-u-mq-n-5-a r = s Likelihood of self-acceptance aspirations
- US students        r = +.19 (01)
- Romanian students  r = +.02 (ns)
C-ASG-u-mq-n-5-a r = ns Likelihood of affiliation aspirations
- US students        r = +.04
- Romanian students  r = -.10
C-ASG-u-mq-n-5-a r = ns Likelihood of community related aspirations
- US students        r = +.05
- Romanian students  r = +.10
C-ASG-u-mq-n-5-a r = s Likelihood of financial succes aspirations
- US students        r = -.22 (01)
- Romanian students  r = -.03 (ns)