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Correlational findings

Study Moller (1988a): study ZA 1983

Public:
Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural KwaZulu, South Africa, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 253
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Personal modernity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Attitude inventory
(correlations with agree-response)
a. Those who are successful in life,
   generally made plans and arranged
   things in advance (modern)
b. A boy learns deepest and most
   profound truth from older people
   (traditional)
c. The tradional way of growing maize
   is the best (traditional)
d. A community leader should be well
   liked and well educated(modern)
e. Preference for entrepreneurship
f. Entrepreneur (trader or big farmer)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.36 p < .01 a O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.34 p < .01 a. O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.24 p < .01 b. O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.26 p < .01 b O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.23 p < .01 c. O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.27 p < .01 c O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.07 ns d. O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.20 p < .01 d O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.21 p < .01 e. O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.18 p < .01 e O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = -.14 p < .05 f.
   
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.30 p < .01 f