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Correlational findings

Study Crnic et al. (1984): study US 1981

Public:
Mother-child pairs, followed 18 months after birth, USA, 1981-82
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 105
Non Response:
Attrition at T2: 10%, at T3: 14%
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Structured interview/questionnaire/laboratory observation

Correlate

Authors's label
Joint effects
Our Classification
Operationalization
a:Demographic variables
b:Stress
c:Intimate support
d:Community support

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QLS-c-sq-v-5-a =             Happiness:
Predictors: Tl          T2            T3
Tl: a       .17 (ns)    .34 (ns)      .39 (ns
    a+b     .26 (01)    .34 (ns)      .40 (ns
    a+b+c   .36 (01)    .43 (01)      .40 (ns
    a+b+c+d .44 (01)    .44 (ns)      .40 (ns

T2: a                   .25 (ns)      .39 (ns;
    a+b                 .35 (01)      .41 (ns!
    a+b+c               .44 (01)      .41 (ns;
    a+b+c+d             .45 (ns)      .41 (ns)

T3: a                                 .06 (ns)
    a+b                               .20 (01)
    a+b+c                             .27 (05)
    a+b+c+d                           .27 (ns)

Tl: child 1 month,
T2: child 8 months,
T3: child 18 months