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Correlational findings

Study Leisure Development Cen (1980): study US 1979

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1127
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with family life, work and leisure
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "How satisfied are youwith each of the following three areasin your life?":
-family life
-work
-free time
Responses coded either 'satisfied' or'not satisfied' and categorized asfollows:
a  satisfied with all three areas
b  satisfied with two: family + work
c  satisfied with two: family + leisure
d  satisfied with two: work + leisure e e  satisfied with one only: family
f  satisfied with one only: work
g  satisfied with one only: leisure
h  satisfied with none

1. h
2. g+f+e
3. d+c+b
4. a

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e G = +.63 p < .01 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a G = +.72 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e tc = +.28 p < .01 % very happy:
a   52
b   20
c   38
d   19
e   14
f    6
g   11
h    3
All 42
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a tc = +.35 p < .01 a   48
b   11
c   30
d   17
e   12
f    6
g   11
h    0
All 37