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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
Exclusivity in interaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Scope: The degree to which the
   number of persons contacted is
   concentrated into:
   a. The immediate family (i.e.
      spouse, children, grandchildren).
   b. Siblings and other relatives.
   c. Intimate friends (described as
      extremely close friends whom the
      subject confided in and could
      depend on for emotional support).
   d. Other friends, neighbours and
      acquaintances.
2. Frequency: the degree to which the
   frequency of contacts is
   concentrated into:
   a. The immediate family (i.e.spouse,
      children, grandchildren).
   b. Siblings and other relatives.
   c. Intimate friends (described as
      extremely close friends whom the
      subject confided in and could          depend on for emotional support).
   d. Other friends, neighbours and
      acquaintances.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.13 ns 1a. The immediate family.
      
                
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = -.09 ns 1 a. Immediate family.
      
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.09 ns   b. Siblings and other relatives. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 ns b. Siblings and other relatives.
                        
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.18 ns   c. Intimate friends. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.25 p < .05 c. Intimate friends.
         
       
       
                               
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = -.10 ns   d. Other friends, neighbours and acquaintances.
           
              
                
                     

                 
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.11 ns d. Other friends, neighbours and acquaintances.
         
             
           
            

                        
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = -.20 ns 2 a. The immediate family.
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.10 ns 2a. The immediate family.
        
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = -.15 ns   b. Siblings and other relatives. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.08 ns b. Siblings and other relatives. C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = +.12 ns   c. Intimate friends. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.26 p < .05 c. Intimate friends.
             
                 
               
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-a r = -.03 ns   d. Other friends, neighbours and acquiantances. A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.15 ns d. Other friends, neighbours and acquaintances.