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Correlational findings

Study Linn et al. (1986): study US Wisconsin 1974

Public:
18+ aged, general public, NW-Wisconsin, USA, 1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1423
Non Response:
7-24 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Contact with friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "How often do you talk to one or more of your close friends living in the county?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-7-a b = + ns B controlled for:
sex, education, income, occupation, health, divorce/separation, unemployment;
age and its interaction with health, divorce and unemployment.
O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a b = + ns B controlled for:
sex, education, income, occupation, health, divorce/separation, unemployment;
age and its interaction with health, divorce and unemployment.
O-HL-c-sq-v-7-a b = + p < .01 Interaction with health problems O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a b = + p < .05 interaction with health O-HL-c-sq-v-7-a b = + p < .05 Interaction with divorce O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a b = + ns interaction with divorce O-HL-c-sq-v-7-a b = + ns interaction with unemployment O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a b = + p < .05 interaction with unemployed