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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1982): study CA Huron County Ontario 1977

Public:
60+ aged, rural townships,Southern Huron County, Ontario, Canada, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 392
Non Response:
37%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionaire,followed by an interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with family life
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Closed question on quality and quantity
of contact with family members, rated on a 7 point scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.10 All ß`s controlled for satisfaction with  friendships,financial security, self esteem, spouse, health,transportation, recreation, housing, religion,area you live in, government services;and for sex, age, formal education.
Males:      N:149  ß:+.15
Females     N:121  ß:+.04
Farmer      N:130  ß:+.14
Non-farmer  N:141  ß:+.07
Aged 60-74  N:170  ß:+.19
Aged 75-up  N:102  ß:ns
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.03 All ß's are controlled for satisfaction with friendships, financial security,self-esteem, spouse, health,transportation ,recreation, housing, religion, area you live in,government services; and for sex, age and education.
Males       N:149  ß:+.02
Females     N:121  ß:-.08
Farmers     N:130  ß:-.03
Non-farmers N:141  ß:-.03
Age 60-74   N:170  ß:-.03
Age 75-up   N:102  ß:-.01