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Correlational findings

Study Palisi (1985a): study ZZ Western nations 1977 /1

Public:
Males, metropolitan areas: London, Los Angeles and Sydney, 1977-80
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 752
Non Response:
67 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Parallel companionship with spouse
Our Classification
Operationalization
Summed scores of two closed questions on how frequently respondent and spouse have engaged in parallel activities
(visiting friends and attending an event together) rated from 'daily' to
'never'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.05 ns London:      rpc = +.10   (ns)
      
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.19 p < .01 London:      rpc = +.21   (01)
     
M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.24 p < .001 Los Angeles: rpc = +.26   (001)
           
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.21 p < .001 Los Angeles: rpc = +.21   (01)
          
M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.14 p < .05 Sydney:      rpc = +.12   (ns)
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.22 p < .001 Sydney:      rpc = +.21   (01)