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Correlational findings

Study Palisi (1985b): study ZZ Western nations 1977

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
Voluntary association membership
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single open-ended question on how many
voluntary associations the respondent
was a member of, rated on a 4-point
scale ranging from none to more than
two.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.12 p < .05 London:      rpc = +.09   (ns)      ß = +.07
M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns London:       rpc =+.00   (ns) A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.17 ns Los Angeles: rpc = +.14   (05)      ß = +.10 M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.07 ns Los Angeles:  rpc =+.05   (ns) A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.11 p < .05 Sydney:      rpc = +.12   (05)      ß = +.04
rpc controller for: Education, occupation and age, ß controlled for: marital status, education,
occupation, age, country of birth and voluntary association membership
M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.11 p < .05 Sydney:       rpc =+.13   (05)
rpc controlled for: Education, occupation and age