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Correlational findings

Study Headey (1981): study AU 1978

Public:
Adults, general public, Australia, 1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 679
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Handle problems index
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of two single questions on:
a: The way you handle problems that come up in your life
b: Extent to which you can adjust to changes in your life
Both items scored on 1-9 D-T rating scale, summation by average.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = +.55 p < .001 O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = +.11 all cases
Beta's controlled for satisfaction with
- self-fulfillment
- sex life
- family activities
- work around the house
- mother
- health
- house
- standard of living
- assertiveness
- friends
- fun and enjoyment
- marriage
O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = +.06 married cases
Beta's controlled for satisfaction with
- self-fulfillment
- sex life
- family activities
- work around the house
- mother
- health
- house
- standard of living
- assertiveness
- friends
- fun and enjoyment
- marriage