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Correlational findings

Study Schilmoeller et al. (1991): study US 1991

Public:
Mothers, followed 1 year postpartum, USA, 1991
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 44
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived Family Support
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha=.68
Remarks
Perceived Family Support Scale
Distribution
-Adolescent  mothers: 1 month: M=17.42; 6 months: M=17.42; 12months: M=17.53
-Older mothers: 1 month: M=19.64; 6 months: M=19.00; 12months: M=19.00
Operationalization
Self rating of interaction with family.
a  poor-good
b  unpleasant-pleasant
c  not helpful-helpful
Each rated on 7 step scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-mq-?-*-a r = +.41 p < .05 none Adolescent Mothers
T1 Rating of Interactions by T3 happiness
O-SLu-c-mq-?-*-a r = +.69 p < .001 none Adolescent Mothers
T2 Rating of Interactions by T3 happiness
O-SLu-c-mq-?-*-a r = +.63 p < .01 none Adolescent Mothers
T3 Rating of Interactions by T3 happiness
O-SLu-c-mq-?-*-a r = +.16 ns none Older Mothers
T1 Rating of Interactions by T3 happiness
O-SLu-c-mq-?-*-a r = +.30 ns none Older Mothers
T2 Rating of Interactions by T3 happiness
O-SLu-c-mq-?-*-a r = -.17 ns none Older Mothers
T3 Rating of Interactions by T3 happiness