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Correlational findings

Study Palisi & Canning (1983): study ZZ Western nations 1977

Public:
Males, metropolitan areas, England, USA, Australia, 1977-1980
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 752
Non Response:
67 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Visit friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question on how frequently (daily or never) one visits friends

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-2-a r = +.23 London
A-BB-cw-mq-v-2-a rpc = +.12 ns A-BB-cw-mq-v-2-a r = +.08 Los Angeles
A-BB-cw-mq-v-2-a rpc = +.18 p < .05 A-BB-cw-mq-v-2-a r = +.12 Sydney A-BB-cw-mq-v-2-a rpc = +.24 p < .001
Controled for: Neighborhood (centre or suburb), type of house (single family home or not), marital status, education, native born or not, and age.