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Correlational findings

Study Ward (1979): study US 1972

Public:
50+ aged, USA, 1972-1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3557
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Social contacts
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport of frequency of contact with:
- relatives
- neighbors
- friends

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ag r = + p < .05 Married (N = 2379)
r = +.06  (05)
r = +.06  (05)
r = +.11  (05)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ag r = = Never-married (N=161)
r = +.04  (ns)
r = +.10  (ns)
r = +.29  (05)