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Correlational findings

Study Becker & Ester (1987): study NL 1986

Public:
18-70 aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1986
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2016
Non Response:
28%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Disaster awareness
Our Classification
Operationalization
5item Guttman-index:
1) end to world
2) big war
3) environmental disaster
4) nuclear disaster
5) economic disaster
Ss were asked whether they expected such disasters. Probability rated on a 5-point scale, ranging from strongly disagree to strongly agree (order reversed).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d r = -.06 O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d Beta = ? ns ß controlled for sex, age, educational level, occupational level, income, social-economic category (allowance yes/no), political ineffectivity and neuroticism. O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d rpc = -.06