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Correlational findings

Study Meredith (1984): study US 1982

Public:
16+ aged, recent refugees from Laos, USA, 1982
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 145
Non Response:
0%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire filled out anonimously in presence of interviewer

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of closed questions, rated on a 7-point Delighted-Terrible scale: How do you feel about:
- the control you have over what happens in your life?
- the opportunity to change things that you don't like?
- your independence or freedom (the chance to have to do what you want)?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.41 p < .01 O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = -.23 ß controlled for:
- satisfaction with self
- optimism
- satisfaction with leisure
- satisfaction with USA.