Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: Amount of current support received

StudyCrnic et al. (1983): study US 1981
TitleEffects of Stress and Social Support on Mothers and Premature and Fullterm Infants.
SourceChild Development, 1983, Vol. 54, 209 - 217
Public16-42 aged mothers with newborns, Seattle, USA, 197?
SampleNon-probability purposive-quota sample
Non-Response30%
Respondents N =105

Correlate
Author's labelSocial support
Page in Source 212, 213
Our classificationAmount of current support received
Operationalization
Mother's self report on:
a support by intimate
b support by friends
c support by community

for a: presence or absence of support and satisfaction 
with it
for b and c: satisfaction with the availability of 
support

1 High Social Support
0 Low Social Support
Observed distribution1 75% 0 25%
Remarks
No significant differences have been found between 
mothers of premature infants and mothers of full-term 
infants .

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-br=+.43 p < .001
Intimate
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-br= ns
Friends
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-br=+.42 p < .001
Community


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-bSelfreport on single question:

"........satisfaction with life........"
(Full question not reported)

1 very dissatisfied
2 a little dissatisfied
3 neither dissatisfied nor satisfied
4 well satisfied
5 completely satisfied


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
rPRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')
Type: test statistic.
Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [-1; +1]

Meaning:
r = 0 no correlation ,
r = 1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, and
r = -1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with low happiness values.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl