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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
Earlier happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 T1: pretransplant
1 T2: one year posttransplant

Happiness of renal patients 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

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.46 p < .001 % happy:
- diabetical patients:     T1:  9%   T2: 72%
- non diabetical patients: T1: 37%   T2: 81%