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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
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