Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1995): study DK 1993

Public
18-88 aged, general public, Denmark, 1993
Sample
Respondents
N = 1494
Non Response
39%
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
rating of income
Our Classification
Distribution
N all:   1:20,   2:83,   3:401,   4:722,,   5:237
N unemployed:1:14,   2:44,   3:53,   4:19,   5:8
Operationalization
Single question:
" How do you rate your current financial and material circumstances ?"
4: good
5: very good

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = +.24 p < .00   All:
1:Ms=5.13
2:Ms=6.93
3:Ms=7.40
4:Ms=7.93
5:Ms=8.45
All Mt=7.78
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = +.35 p < .00   Unemployed
1:Ms=4.48
2:Ms=7.50
3:Ms=6.84
4:Ms=8.19
5:Ms=8.39
All Mt=7.38
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = +.34 p < .00   All:
1:Ms=4.13
2:Ms=6.04
3:Ms=6.91
4:Ms=7.69
5:Ms=8.36
All Mt=7.44
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = +.36 p < .00   Unemployed
1:Ms=3.44
2:Ms=6.71
3:Ms=6.18
4:Ms=7.73
5:Ms=8.04
All Mt=6.78
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = +.24 p < .00   All:
1:Ms=4.50
2:Ms=6.34
3:Ms=6.58
4:Ms=7.05
5:Ms=7.63
All Mt=6.94
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = +.29 p < .00   Unemployed
1:Ms=4.05
2:Ms=6.71
3:Ms=6.28
4:Ms=7.16
5:Ms=7.33
All Mt=6.60