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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1983): study CA Ontario 1982

Public:
18+ aged, general public, rural community, North Ontario, Canada, 1982
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 598
Non Response:
8%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
In most cases filled out by subjects themselves

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with recreation activity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on personal recreation activities, rated on a 7-point scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.04 All ß's controlled for satisfaction with health, financial security, family relations, paid employment, friendships, housing, area you live in, religion, self esteem, transportation, government services,             
and for the demographic factors: sex, age, formal education, language, work status, marital status, time in area.

Males  : N: 173  ß: +.08
Females: N: 154  ß: +.02
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.04 All ß's controlled for satisfaction with health, financial security, family relations, paid employment, friendships, housing, area you live in, religion, self esteem, transportation, government services; and for sex, age, formal education, language, work status, marital status, time in area.

Males  : N: 173  ß: +.04
Females: N: 154  ß: +.04