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Correlational findings

Study Tessler & Mechanic (1975): study US 1973

Public:
Employees' families, two firms, USA, 1973
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 712
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with medical care
Our Classification
Operationalization
11-item satisfaction with medical care index containing satisfaction with doctor's concern about health, warmth and personal interest, friendliness, training and technical competence, willingness to listen, amount of time spent with you, amount of privacy in doctor's office, amount of health information given, quality of medical care, adequacy of office facilities and equipment, and friendliness of nurses, receptionists, etc.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-sq-v-3-c r = +.12 p < .001 Investigated among those who received some medical services in the past year.