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Correlational findings

Study Forti & Huyg (1983): study US Louisiana 1977

Public:
Catholic nuns, re-organized cloister, followed 4 years, Louisiana, USA, 1977-1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 137
Non Response:
T1: 18%, T2: 14%, T3: 23%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with local house government
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question: 'How do you feel about the local house government?', rated on a 7-point Delighted-Terrible scale, ranging from (1) Delighted to (7) Terrible,
(8) neither. (order reversed)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-f-7-a r = + T1: 1977     r= +.09    (ns)
T2: 1979     r= +.14    (05)
T3: 1981     r= +.24    (01)
Both variables assessed at T1, T2, and T3. Correlation concerns same time measures.