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Correlational findings

Study Pettay (2008a): study US 2006

Public:
University students, Illinois, USA, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 796
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Stage of change in stress management skills
Our Classification
Remarks
Sress-management was described earlier in the questionnaire as using effectibe time-management, healthy relaxation strategies and/or positive thinking techniques to deal effectively with the stressors in my life
Distribution
1: 15%, 2: 22%, 3: 16%, 4: 12%, 5: 34%
Operationalization
Self report on questions about change of stress management skill use
1: Precontemplation: I have little awareness of stress management and have no intention to use it
2: Contemplation:  I am aware of stress-management and I am thinking of using it in the next 6 months
3; Preparation: I intend to use stress-magement in the next month
4: Action: I have been using stress-management for less than 6 months
5: Maitenance: I have been using stress-management for the past 6 months or longer.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc MW = + ns none 2 (va 1)similar among males and females M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc MW = + ns none 3 (vs 2)similar among males and females M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc MW = + ns none 4 (vs 3) similar among males and females M-CO-u-mq-v-5-bc MW = + p < .001 none 5 (vs4) stronger among females