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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1985): study CA Guelph CMA 1985

Public:
Students undergraduates University of Guelph, Canada, 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 700
Non Response:
18%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with friendships
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on satisfaction with quality and quantity of contacts with friends, rated on a 7-point scale.   
1: terrible...7:delightful.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.17 p < .01 Males   N:140 ß=+.24     (01)
Females N:149 ß=+.20     (01)

ß's controlled for satisfaction with:
health, financial security, family relations, paid employment, housing, recreation, religion, self esteem and education
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.21 p < .01 Males   N:140 ß=+.24   (01)
Females N:149 ß=+.23   (05)
ß's controlled for satisfaction with:
health, family relations,paid employment, self-esteem and education