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Correlational findings

Study Kainulainen (1998): study FI 1991

Public:
18+ aged, general public, former province Kuopio, Finland, 1991-1996
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2682
Non Response:
not rep
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Subjective health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreporyt on single question:
How do you assess your personal  health ?
-  very good,         
-  rather good        
-  not good/not bad   
-  rather or very bad

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-g DM = + Subjective            Average SWL
health rating      male      female     all
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very good          4.01        4.08      4.05
rather good        3.86        3.96      3.91
not good/not bad   3.47        3.76      3.62
(rather+very) bad  3.11        3.40      3.26
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