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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 financial security
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 = +.41 p < .01 Controlled for 1     rpc= +.21; 01
Controlled for 1+2   rpc= +.20; 01
Controlled for 1+3   rpc= +.23; 01
Controlled for 1+2+3 rpc= +.22; 01
Controlled for 1     ß  = +.15
Controlled for 1+3+4 ß  = +.18
                     
1= Satisfaction with health , family life,
   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 = +.31 p < .01 Controlled for 1     rpc= +.08 (ns)
Controlled for 1+2   rpc= +.00 (ns)
Controlled for 1+3   rpc= +.06 (ns)
Controlled for 1+2+3 rpc= -.03 (ns)
Controlled for 1     ß  = +.09
Controlled for 1+3   ß  = +.07       

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