# 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
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 = +.31 p < .01 1 a. Absolute number of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a = +.18 ns a. Absolute number of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a = +.28 p < .01 b. Percentage of total number of contacts.
W
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.19 ns   b. Percentage of total number of contacts.

C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a = +.23 p < .05 c. Absolute frquency of contacts. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.21 ns   c. Absolute frequency of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a = +.23 p < .05 d. Percentage of total frequency of contacts.

A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.11 ns   d. Percentage of total frequency of contacts.

C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a = +.20 p < .05 a. Absolute number of contacts. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.22 p < .05 2 a. Absolute number of contacts. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a = +.32 ns b. Percentage of total number of contacts.

A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.16 p < .05   b. Percentage of total number of contacts.

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