print

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
Frequency of attending voluntary associations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question on frequency of
attending voluntary associations, rated
on a 6-point scale ranging from daily
to never.

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 = +.04
M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.04 ns London:       rpc = +.02  (ns) A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.13 p < .01 Los Angeles: rpc = +.15   (01)      ß = +.06 M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.12 p < .01 Los Angeles:  rpc = +.14  (05) A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.12 p < .05 Sydney:      rpc = +.13   (05)      ß = +.08
rpc controlled for: Marital status, education,
occupation, age, country of birth and voluntary
association attendance
M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.15 p < .01 Sydney:       rpc = +.16  (01)
rpc controlled for: Education, occupation and age