For the ANOVA tests, the SHRQ was found to have an effect size of .
Notwithstanding the fact that age was a covariate of humor, there continued to be no demonstrated differences in SHRQ scores between the two residential groups.
Thorson and Powell (1991) found that the SHRQ measures the propensity to laugh.
Additionally, power analysis of the SHRQ revealed an effect size of .
The reliability of the SHRQ was confirmed in this study.