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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
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
mental disorders
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question:
"Do you at present suffer from any of the following illnesses or disorders ?"
a: no illnesses/disorders
b: nervous/mental disorders
c: anorexia/bulimia
d: mental depression

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = - a: no illnesses/disorders   Mt=8.18
b: nervous/mental disorders Mt=5.33
c: anorexia/bulimia         Mt=5.31
d: mental depression        Mt=4.79
All                         Mt=7.60
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = - a: no illnesses/disorders   Mt=7.78
b: nervous/mental disorders Mt=5.08
c: anorexia/bulimia         Mt=5.00
d: mental depression        Mt=4.16
All                         Mt=7.21
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = a: no illnesses/disorders   Mt=7.19
b: nervous/mental disorders Mt=5.18
c: anorexia/bulimia         Mt=6.56
d: mental depression        Mt=4.79
All                         Mt=6.80