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Correlational findings

Study Duckitt (1982): study ZA 1980

Public:
65-90 aged whites Pretoria, South Africa, 198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 80
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Age grading in interaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. All contacts with age peers (aged
   60+), belonging to immediate family,
   siblings and relatives, intimate
   friends (described as extremely
   close friends whom the subject
   confided in and could depend on for
   emotional support) or friends
   neighbours and acquaintences:
   a. Absolute number of contacts
   b. Percentage of total number of
      contacts
   c. Absolute frequency of contacts
   d. Percentage of total frequency of
      contacts
                                     2. Intimate friends excluded:
   a. Absolute number of contacts
   b. Percentage of total number of
      contacts
   c. Absolute frequency of contacts
   d. Percentage of total frequency of
      contacts.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.31 p < .01 1 a. Absolute number of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.18 ns a. Absolute number of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.28 p < .01 b. Percentage of total number of contacts.
                       W
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.19 ns   b. Percentage of total number of contacts.
            
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.23 p < .05 c. Absolute frquency of contacts. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.21 ns   c. Absolute frequency of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.23 p < .05 d. Percentage of total frequency of contacts.
                 
                      
              
                         
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.11 ns   d. Percentage of total frequency of contacts.
        
             


C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.20 p < .05 a. Absolute number of contacts. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.22 p < .05 2 a. Absolute number of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.32 ns b. Percentage of total number of contacts.
            
                    
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .05   b. Percentage of total number of contacts.
            
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.25 p < .01 c. Absolute frequency of contacts. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .05   c. Absolute frequency of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.24 ns d. Percentage of total frequency of contacts. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.07 p < .05   d. Percentage of total frequency of contacts.