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Correlational findings

Study Palisi (1985): study ZZ Western nations 1977 /2

Public:
Males, metropolitan areas: London, Los Angeles and Sydney, 1977-80
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 752
Non Response:
67%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Combined intimacy scale
Our Classification
Operationalization
Summed scores of four variables: joined
companionship,and intimate discussions
with kin, friends and householdmembers.
Each variable was rated on a sixpoint
scale ranging from daily to never.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.15 p < .05 Los Angeles: rpc=+.18  (01) M-FH-cm-sq-v-4-a r = +.27 p < .001 Sydney:      rpc=+.24  (01)

Partial correlations controlled for: occupation,
education, and age.