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Correlational findings

Study Sheldon et al. (2017): study ZZ 2015

Public
Undergraduate students in Russia and USA, 2015
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Happiness inhibition
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Alpha .76
Remarks
Russian students are less open about their happiness to strangers than US students. No difference in openness about one's happiness to friends
Distribution
A: Russia M = 3.40 SD= 1.049 USA: M = 3.57 SD = 0.955
B: Russia: M = 3.93 SD = 1.156 USA M = 3.72 SD = 0.944
C: Russia M = 3.84 SD = 1.113 USA: M = 3.57 SD = 0.986
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on 3 questions:
A: I do not show happiness to friends
B: I do not show happiness to strangers
C: I do not show happines to authorities
Rated
1 strongly disagree
2 disagree
3 neutral
4 agree
5 strongly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-?-mq-vt-*-b r = -.31 p < .001 TOTAL INHIBITION
American students
M-AO-?-mq-vt-*-b r = -.07 ns Russian students M-AO-?-mq-vt-*-b r = -.10 ns INHIBITION OF EXPRESSION TO FRIENDS
American studentes
M-AO-?-mq-vt-*-b r = -.03 ns Russian students M-AO-?-mq-vt-*-b r = -.18 p < .01 INHIBITION OF EXPRESWSION TO STRANGERS
American students
M-AO-?-mq-vt-*-b r = -.03 ns Russian students