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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
Happy most of the time
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
I am happy most of the time
1 true
0 false

Item  in 20-item anxiety index

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-f-7-a r = + T1:  +.43 (01)
T2:  +.35 (01)
T3:  +.44 (01)
Both variables assessed at T1, T2 and T3.
Correlations concern same time measures.