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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1980): study CA 1979

Public:
University staff members, Guelph Canada, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 357
Non Response:
59%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question rated on a 7-point scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa r = +.36 p < .01 Controlled for 1     rpc= +.14; 01
Controlled for 1+2   rpc= +.07; ns
Controlled for 1+3   rpc= +.13; 05
Controlled for 1+2+3 rpc= +.06; ns
Controlled for 1     ß  = +.11;
Controlled for 1+3+4 ß  = +.10
                    
1= Satisfaction with financial security,
   familylife, friendships, housing, job, free
   time activity, education, self-esteem, area
   you live in, ability to get around, security
   from crime.
2= Global happiness(indicator 2, HAPP 1.1)
3= Demographic factors ( sex, age, marital
   status, education, family income)             
4= Workstatus.
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.33 p < .01 Controlled for 1     rpc= +.18 (01)
Controlled for 1+2   rpc= +.14 (01)
Controlled for 1+3   rpc= +.18 (01)
Controlled for 1+2+3 rpc= +.15 (01)
Controlled for 1     ß  = +.12
Controlled for 1+3   ß  = +.12    

1= Satisfaction with financial security, family
   life, friendships, housing, job, free time
   activity, education, self-esteem, area you
   live in, ability to get around, security from
   crime.
2= Satisfaction with life(indicator 1, HAPP 2.1)
3= Demographic factors ( sex, age, marital
   status, education, family income)