# Correlational findings

## Study Bahr & Harvey (1980): study US 1972

Public
Recently widowed miner`s wives and controls,USA, 1972
Sample
Respondents
N = 222
Non Response
Widows 39% ,survivor wives 19% ,other miners wives 48%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

## Correlate

Authors's Label
Having close friendsprior to the fire
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "Did you have close friends in the community prior to the fire?".Scores ranged from 2 low friendship(reflecting a"yes"answer) to 4 high friendship.

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ac = - s -Widows(husband died six months ago in mine fire) C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b = ns -Widows(husband died six months ago in mine fire) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ac = ns -Survivors' wives (husband survived mine fire) C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b = ns -Survivor wives (husband survived mine fire) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ac = ns -Other miners' wives (husband was not involved  in mine fire) C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b = ns -Other miners' wives (husband was not involved in  mine fire)