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Correlational findings

Study Gallagher & Vella-Brodrick (2007): study AU AU Victoria 2003

Public:
267 adults, aged 18-80- years, Australia
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 273
Non Response:
927 (87.2%)
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Aged 18 - 80 years; anonymously completed quesionair.

Correlate

Authors's label
Sources of Social Support
Our Classification
Operationalization
Multi-Dimensional Scale of Percieved Support consists of 12 items relating to percieved SS. Participants are instructed to indicate their level of agreement or disagreement regarding each statement on a 7-point Likert scale . Three separate scores can be calculated for the sources of support.
Higher scores indicate greater perceived Social Support.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g r = + Support by significant other.
PA: r = +.24 (p<.01)
NA: r = -.15 (ns)
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g r = + Support by Family.
PA: r = +.20 (p<.01)
NA: r = -.27 (p<.01)
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-g r = + Support by Friend.
PA: r = +.38 (p<.01)
NA: r = -.31 (p<.01)