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Correlational findings

Study Glatzer (1984): study XZ Germany West 1978

Public:
18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1978-1988
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2100
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
At home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Friendships
Our Classification
Operationalization
Question: 'Do you have one or more really close friends, I mean not within your family?'  
Coding reversed by us. Signs of correlations reversed accordingly.
0 no
1 yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba SNR =            eta         G          r          ß

1978      -.12       -.15       -.12      
1980     
1984      -.08       -.10       -.08
1988      -.13       -.14       -.13

ß's controlled for age, gender, perceived class
and marital status.
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-b SNR =            eta         G          r          ß

1978      +.14       +.31       +.14
1980
1984      +.08       +.17       +.08
1988      +.11       +.26       +.11

ß's controlled for age, gender, perceived class and marital status.