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Correlational findings

Study Allain et al. (1996): study ZW 1994

Public:
60+ aged, general public, regions, Zimbabwe, 1994-1995
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 278
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
structured interview by trained research nurses

Correlate

Authors's label
feels lonely
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report. Expressed loneliness. Full question(s) not reported
1 = feels lonely
0 = doesn't feel lonely

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-i D% = - p < .05 % happy
feels lonely    43%
not lonely      57%
-difference    -14%
O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-i OR = - p < .05 OR adjusted for:
- live with children
- children give material support
- children could give better support
- children give respect
- satisfied with financial circumstances
- better off than neighbours
- rural residence