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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
Other's moral qualities index
Our Classification
Remarks
All items scored on the same rating scale as the question on happiness.
Distribution
M = 6.6  SD = 1.2
Operationalization
Index of 3 single questions on satisfaction with:
a: How dependable and responsible
b: How sincere and honest
c: How generous and kind
people around you are
All scored on a 1-9 rating scale, summation by average.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = +.40 p < .001