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Correlational findings

Study Oishi et al. (2007a): study US 2002

Public:
Students, University of Illinois, USA, 200?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 193
Non Response:
Not reported.
Assessment:
Experience sampling

Correlate

Authors's label
Time dating
Our Classification
Operationalization
Amount of time spent socializing with data or romantic partner. 2,8 indicates 4 minutes a day, and 5,3 40 minutes per day.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BD2-md-mq-v-7-a DM = + Mean time dating among:
- very happy               5,3  (N=25)
- happy                    4,3  (N=42)
             Difference   +1,0

- moderately happy         4,1  (N=75)
- slightly happy           3,1  (N=43)
- unhappy                  2,8  (N=8)
A-BD2-md-mq-v-7-a Beta = +.26 p < .01 Positive linear relation. The very happy have higher score than the happy.


Control variables not reported.