Correlational findings

Study Bränholm et al. (1991): study SE 1986

25-55 aged, vocationally actives, Umea, Northern Sweden, 1986/87
N = 163
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire


Authors's Label
Satisfaction with domains of life
Our Classification
Single question:"How satisfactory are these different aspects of your life?"
a. My ability to self care (dressing, hygiene, transfers, etc)
b. My leisure situation
c. My vocational situation
d. My financial situation
e. My sexuel life
f. My partnership relation
g. My family life
h. My contacts with friends

Each rated on a 6 step scale;
1 very dissatisfying
2 dissatisfying
3 rather dissatisfying
4 rather satisfying
5 satisfying
6 very satisfying

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a CD = <.20 Ability to selfcare O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a CD = <.20 Leisure situation O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a CD = .30 vocational situation O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a CD = .30 financial situation O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a CD = <.20 sexual life O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a CD = .40 partnership relation O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a CD = .30 family life O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a CD = .20 contacts with friends