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Correlational findings

Study Blandford & Chappell (1990): study CA 1985

Public:
50+ aged, Winnipeg,Canada, 1985
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 390
Non Response:
15% Natives
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interviews using questionaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Ethnicity
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: non-Native (Whites)
1: Native (Indians)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t tau = -.18 p < .001 % Satisfied:
non-Natives  79
Natives      62
            
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t G = -.38 p < .001              
                
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-t b = -.35 ns b  controlled by :
1. Male Sex
2. Married
3. Widowed
4. Age
5. Monthly income
6. Perceived health
7. Days in bed
8. Family size
9. Functional ability
10.Satisfaction with family
   relationships
11.Social contacts
12.Number of children
13.Number of siblings
14.Number of caregivers
15.Other interaction

Interaction of ethnicity with :
Ability        b= -.49 Chi² ns
Marital Status b= -.12 Chi² ns
Days ill       b= -.40 Chi² ns
Health         b= +1.5 Chi² ns
Ocupation      b= +.46 Chi² ns
Monthly income b= +.24 Chi² ns