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Correlational findings

Study Goudy & Goudeau (1981): study US 1975

Public:
50+ aged, general public, North-Central Iowa, USA, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2321
Non Response:
11.3%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Relatives in community
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question:"How many of all your adult relatives and in-laws live in this community? none (1), half or less (2), most (3), all (4)"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-d r = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-d Beta = -.05 p < .05 ß controlled for age, income, education, marital status, friends in community, local people known, organizational memberships, community attachment, quality of life