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Correlational findings

Study Pesznecker & McNell (1975): study US Washington 1970

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Renton, Washington, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 536
Non Response:
55%; 185 unattainable, 12 incomplete, 412 refusals.
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Alterations in health status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Major change in health during the past two years (item from the Schedule of Recent Events; see Holmes & Rahe, 1967)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-u-mq-v-3-c r = +.12 p < .05 Life change in past two years:
- low   r=+.12 (ns)
- high  r=+.07 (ns)
A-BB-u-mq-v-3-c Beta = +.08 ns - low   ß=+.09 (ns)
- high  ß=+.07 (ns)
ß controled for;
- social assets
- sex
- age
- social class