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Correlational findings

Study Ormel (1980): study NL 1970

Public:
15-60 aged, general public, followed 12 month, The Netherlands, 1967-77
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 296
Non Response:
18%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Taking action on symptoms of illness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss were confronted with a list of 16 symptoms and asked what they would do.
Doing nothing vs self-medication/ consulting a doctor.  Additive index.
Assessed at T2(1976)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = +.09 p < .05 T2 happiness by T2 readiness to take action on symptoms. A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = +.07 ns T3 happiness by T2 readiness to take action on symptoms.