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Correlational findings

Study Craig et al. (1974): study US Maryland 1968

Public:
Breast cancer patients and controls, Maryland, USA, 1968
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 394
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
In both groups most cases (90%) returned mailed questionaires, 9 or 10 were interviewd by telephone and 1 to 0 personally.

Correlate

Authors's label
quality of survival
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: surviving breast cancer patients
   diagnosed 5 or more years before
0: controls, matched for sexe and age
   - population: taken from 1963 census list
   - neighbourhood: living closest to patient

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-H?-?-sq-v-6-a D% = - ns            %   happy  moderate unhappy  no answer
Patients       84.3   5.2      6.0      4.5
Controls       89,2   3.8      2.7      4.2
- difference   -4.9  +1.4     +3.3     +0.3
O-H?-?-sq-v-6-a DM = - ns Patients       M = 2,82 [2,91 - 2,73] SD = 0,52
Controls       M = 2,90 [2,95 - 2,86] SD = 0,38
-difference       -0,08 [0,02 -/-0,18]