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Correlational findings

Study Bakker & VandeBerg (1974): study NL 1968

Public:
20-65 aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1968
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1552
Non Response:
34% refusal and unattainable.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Worries about family members
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct questions rated on an open graphic scale ranging from 'not worried' to 'very worried'.

1) future of family members.

2) relationship with family members.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-sq-ol-7-a G = +.30 ns 1) Future of family members.
                                  
                                                
O-HP-g-sq-ol-7-a G = +.45 p < .05 2) Relationship of family members:
   Lower among those of age 40-50
   Stronger among those of low S.E.S.
   Not among those of higher education.
   Unaffected by sex.