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Correlational findings

Study Verkleij & Stolk (1989): study MZ 1983

Public:
30-50 aged, in working force, followed 1 year, urban areas, Netherlands, 1983-84
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1100
Non Response:
T1-T2 attrition: 27%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
T1: interview, T2: mailed questionaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Attitude to unemployment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss were requested to fill in a list of 26 possible consequences of being on the dole.

a Number of advantages mentioned


b Number od disadvantages mentioned

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.29 p < .001 T1 happiness by T2 attitude A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.17 p < .001 T1 attitude by T2 happiness
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.45 p < .001 T1 happiness by T2 attitude A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.44 p < .001 T1 attitude by T2 happiness
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a rs = -.16 T1 happiness by T2 attitude
controling T1 attitude
(indicates effect of happiness on change attitude)
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a rs = -.26 p < .001 T1 attitude by T2 happiness
controlling T1 happiness
(indicates effects of attitide on CHANGE in happiness)