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Correlational findings

Study Virshub & Coombs (1993): study US Los Angeles County, California 1988

Public:
Retired physicians, Los Angeles County, 198?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 161
Non Response:
32.35%
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
questionnaire (mail) + recorded interviews + shortened questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
nonrespondents
Our Classification
Remarks
Error in the last paragraph on p. 142 in the description of the percentages of happiness, two times nonrespondents.
Distribution
N = 1: 62, 0: 99
Operationalization
1: Late partial responers.Did not respond on first invitation, but on reminder with shortened questionnaire
0: Full first responders. Did repond to first invitation completed full questionnaire

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-H?-?-sq-v-4-e DM = - late responders  M = 2.80
first responders M = 2.94
- difference = - 0.14