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Correlational findings

Study Yates et al. (1980): study US 1978

Public:
Cancer patients, estimated surv. 3 - 12 months, Vermont, USA, 1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 52
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Stuctured interview by social worker.

Correlate

Authors's label
Performance Status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Karnofsky Performance Status Scale.
(Karnofsky, 1949)
Ranging from 0 (dead) to 100 (no complaints). In between scores f.e.:   60 requires assistance, 20 hospitalisation necessary.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.12 ns M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a r = +.36 p < .007 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.12 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = + Positive affect r=+.54  (001)
Negative affect r=-.09  (ns)
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a r = +.36 p < .007