Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1995): study DK 1993

18-88 aged, general public, Denmark, 1993
N = 1494
Non Response:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire


Authors's label
current diseases and conditions
Our Classification
Single question:
"Do you have at present any of the following diseases or conditions ?"
a: no illnesses/disorders
b: impaired hearing
c: impaired vision
d: back problems
e: diabetes
f: epilepsy
g: paralysis in any part of the body
h: high blood pressure
i: coronary thrombosis
j: cerebral haemorrhage/cerebral thrombosis
k: chronic bronchitis
l: asthma
m: allergy
n: hayfever
o: exzema
p: psoriasis
q: lupus(LED)
r: ulcer
s: congenital disorders

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = a: no illnesses/disorders                Mt=8.17
b: impaired hearing                      Mt=7.64
c: impaired vision                       Mt=7.75
d: back problems                         Mt=6.83
e: diabetes                              Mt=6.59
f: epilepsy                              Mt=7.14
g: paralysis in any part of the body     Mt=6.97
h: high blood pressure                   Mt=7.56
i: coronary thrombosis                   Mt=5.00
j: cerebral haemorrhage/thrombosis       Mt=5.63
k: chronic bronchitis                    Mt=6.31
l: asthma                                Mt=7.05
m: allergy                               Mt=7.59
n: hayfever                              Mt=7.79
o: exzema                                Mt=7.71
p: psoriasis                             Mt=7.56
q: lupus(LED)                            Mt=6.73
r: ulcer                                 Mt=5.80
s: congenital disorders                  Mt=7.74
All(including no disorders)              Mt=7.58
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = a: no illnesses/disorders                Mt=7.78
b: impaired hearing                      Mt=7.36
c: impaired vision                       Mt=7.41
d: back problems                         Mt=6.61
e: diabetes                              Mt=6.54
f: epilepsy                              Mt=8.34
g: paralysis in any part of the body     Mt=6.25
h: high blood pressure                   Mt=7.56
i: coronary thrombosis                   Mt=5.63
j: cerebral haemorrhage/thrombosis       Mt=5.63
k: chronic bronchitis                    Mt=6.69
l: asthma                                Mt=7.31
m: allergy                               Mt=7.19
n: hayfever                              Mt=7.18
o: exzema                                Mt=7.24
p: psoriasis                             Mt=7.18
q: lupus(LED)                            Mt=6.54
r: ulcer                                 Mt=6.38
s: congenital disorders                  Mt=7.11
All(including no disorders)              Mt=7.28
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = a: no illnesses/disorders                Mt=7.19
b: impaired hearing                      Mt=6.80
c: impaired vision                       Mt=6.91
d: back problems                         Mt=6.38
e: diabetes                              Mt=6.15
f: epilepsy                              Mt=7.86
g: paralysis in any part of the body     Mt=6.25
h: high blood pressure                   Mt=7.14
i: coronary thrombosis                   Mt=6.25
j: cerebral haemorrhage/thrombosis       Mt=5.00
k: chronic bronchitis                    Mt=6.58
l: asthma                                Mt=6.88
m: allergy                               Mt=6.84
n: hayfever                              Mt=6.61
o: exzema                                Mt=6.88
p: psoriasis                             Mt=6.63
q: lupus(LED)                            Mt=6.35
r: ulcer                                 Mt=5.80
s: congenital disorders                  Mt=7.04
All (including no disorders)             Mt=6.84