print

Correlational findings

Study Palisi (1984a): study ZZ Western nations 1977

Public:
Males, metropolitan areas: London, Los Angeles and Sydney, 1977-1980
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 752
Non Response:
67%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Joint activities with spouce
Our Classification
Operationalization
4 item index of closed questions on amount of time spent on joint activities.
-Share a good laugh or joke with your
wife
-Share affection with your wife
-Spend an evening just chatting with
your wife
-Do something your wife particulary
appreciate.
Rated on a 5-point scale ranging from (1) daily to (5) a few times a year or less.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.24 p < .001 London M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.28 p < .001 Los Angeles M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.34 p < .001 Sydney