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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
Frequency of meetingfriends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Question: 'How many times do you meet your best friend or your best girl-friend?'
1 hardly ever 5 nearly every day
Coding reversed by us. Signs of correlations reversed accordingly.

Observed Relation with Happiness

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

1978     
1980     
1984      +.09       +.09       +.07        
1988      +.06       +.06       +.04

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

1978
1980
1984      -.08       -.13       -.07
1988      -.03       -.04       -.03