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Correlational findings

Study Crnic et al. (1983): study US 1981

Public
16-42 aged mothers with newborns, Seattle, USA, 197?
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
30%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
structured 1,5 hour home interview when infant was home from hospital 1 month

Correlate

Authors's Label
Social support
Our Classification
Remarks
No significant differences have been found between mothers of premature infants and mothers of full-term infants .
Distribution
1 75%    0 25%
Operationalization
Mother's self report on:
a support by intimate
b support by friends
c support by community

for a: presence or absence of support and satisfaction with it
for b and c: satisfaction with the availability of support

1 High Social Support
0 Low Social Support

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-b r = +.43 p < .001 Intimate O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-b r = +.42 p < .001 Community O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-b r = ns Friends