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Correlational findings

Study Janz et al. (2001): study US Michigan 1996

Public:
Medical Patients, Michigan, United States, followed 1 year, 199?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 570
Non Response:
52%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with social activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: text not reported

T2-T1 CHANGE:
1:  same or better
0:  deteriorated

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QOL-cm-sq-v-5-a OR = 4.52 p < .01 CI95[2.56,7.95]

T2 happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE satisfaction with social activities.

Chances for higher happiness level are >4 times higher for those whose satisfaction w. activity level improved between T1 and T2.
O-QOL-cm-sq-v-5-a OR = 1.50 p < .01 CI95[1.13,1.99]

T2 happiness by T1 satisfaction with social activities.
Chances for higher happiness level at T2 are 1.5 times higher for those whose satisfaction w. activity level was high at T1.