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Correlational findings

Study Uskul & Greenglass (2005): study CA 2005

Public:
Turkish immigrants, Canada, 2005
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 181
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Optimism
Our Classification
Remarks
Revised Life Orientation Scale (LOT-R) Schreier et al 1994
Operationalization
Selfreport on 10 questions
a. In uncertain times, I usually expect the best.
b. It's easy for me to relax.
c. If something can go wrong for me, it will. (R)
d. I'm always optimistic about my future.
e. I enjoy my friends a lot.
f. It's important for me to keep busy.
g. I hardly ever expect things to go my way. (R)
h. I don't get upset too easily.
i. I rarely count on good things happening to me. (R)
j. Overall, I expect more good things to happen to me than bad.

Rated:
0 = strongly disagree
1 = disagree
2 = neutral
3 = agree
4 = strongly agree.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-g-mq-n-7-a r = +.20 ns none M-AO-g-mq-n-7-a Beta = +.35 p < .001 none Beta controled for:
- education
- married
- years in Canada
- gender
- proactive coping