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Correlational findings

Study Wilson (1965): study US 1960

Public:
College students, undergraduates, Hawaii, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 101
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived liberalityof sexual attitudes of parents.
Our Classification
  • FAMILY OF ORIGIN (earlier family for adults, current for young) Characteristics of family-members (earlier for adults) Parents characteristics Attitudes of parents
Operationalization
6-item questionnaire containig sexual behaviors varying in intimacy, scored for sexual behaviors, which one's parents would not seriously disapprove.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-g-sq-v-11-a r = -.04 Happiness was also correlated with discrepancy scores between the attitude of his parents and his own pragmatic and ideal sexual attitudes (indicative of external sexual conflicts). In both cases these correlations were non-significant (see under 'Sexuality', S 3) M-TH-g-sq-v-11-a r = -.04 Happiness was also correlated with discrepancy scores between the attitude of his parents and his own pragmatic and ideal sexual attitudes (indicative of external sexual conflicts). In both cases these correlations were non-significant (see under 'Sexuality', S 3)