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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
number of values
Our Classification
Remarks
Based on question 194-209 of the questionaire: May life is mainly a question of: (different values, e.g.: surviving, sex, having children, making a career, serving God, and so on)
Distribution
N:    all:1469,   1:13,   2: 39,   3:139,   4:309,    5:363,   6:326,   7:198,    8:82
Operationalization
number of values:
1: 1 value
2: 2-3 values
3: 4-5 values
4: 6-7 values
5: 8-9 values
6: 10-11 values
7: 12-13 values
8: 14-16 values

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = +.20 p < .00 1: Mt=5.58
2: Mt=7.18
3: Mt=6.96
4: Mt=7.60
5: Mt=7.81
6: Mt=7.89
7: Mt=8.23
8: Mt=8.60
All Mt=7.78
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e r = +.21 p < .00 1: Mt=5.54
2: Mt=6.45
3: Mt=6.71
4: Mt=7.25
5: Mt=7.44
6: Mt=7.64
7: Mt=7.89
8: Mt=8.39
All Mt=7.45
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha r = +.24 p < .00 1: Mt=4.81
2: Mt=5.85
3: Mt=6.30
4: Mt=6.69
5: Mt=6.95
6: Mt=7.15
7: Mt=7.36
8: Mt=8.05
All Mt=6.95