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Correlational findings

Study Abe & Moritsuka (1986): study JP 1981

Public:
Women in menopause patient and controls, Miyagi, North-east Japan, 1981-82.
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 432
Non Response:
20 % (cases 21%,controls 19%)
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Climacteric symptomsand complaints
Our Classification
Operationalization
17-item index of self perceived climacteric symptoms.
1 Severe symptom subjects (visitors of  a menopause clinic)
0 Mild symptom subjects (matched  control group of non-visitors).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-c-sq-v-3-a DM = - p < .005 Severe        M = 1.8  Ms' = 4,0
Mild          M = 2.6  Ms' = 8,0
-difference=     -0.8