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Correlational findings

Study Lerner (1958): study ZZ Middle East 1950

Public:
Adults, general public, 6 nations Middle East, 1950
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1600
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews by native scholars

Correlate

Authors's label
Modernity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index based on:
a. Literacy
b. Urban living
c. SES
d. Media attendance
e. Empathy (projective questionaire)

Three types were derived:
1. Traditional
2. Transitional
3. Modern

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a D% = + Turkey        29           17           14 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a D% = + % unhappy  Traditional  Transitional  Modern O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a D% = + Lebanon       43           18           18 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a D% = + Egypt         40           41           19 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a D% = + Syria         41           40           13 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a D% = 0 Jordan        52           42           54 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a D% = ± Iran          52           33           42