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Correlational findings

Study Allardt (1973): study SE 1972

Public:
15-64 aged, general public, Sweden, 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Loneliness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Question if the respondent feels his life is lonesome.3-point scale ranging from "very lonely" to "not lonely at all"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a rpc = -.29 Controlled for: Income, housing density, education, social status, chronic illness, freq. of meetings with relatives, anxiety, no. of friends, opportunities to make personal contacts, possibilities to decide on mattters concerning one's own personal life, interesting life, easyness of life, no. of memberships in clubs and associations, feeling of being able to use knowledge and skills, gets sufficient attention, satisfaction with income, age, gender, no. of communities in which lived, feeling of chance to succeed, feeling of being liked.