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Correlational findings

Study Simmons et al. (1977): study US 1970

Public:
Adult renal patients, followed before and after transplant, USA, 1970-73
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 178
Non Response:
15%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
T1 right before transplant,T2 1 year after

Correlate

Authors's label
Renal transplantation_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 T1: pretransplant
1 T2: one year posttransplant

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = + Happiness at:         T1      T2
- not too happy       25%      7%
- pretty happy        58%     36%
- very happy          18%     57%


Happiness of assessed at:
T1: 5 days prior to the scheduled
    transplant or after their names
    were added to the waiting list
T2: a year after the transplant
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.65 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa tc = +.44 p < .01