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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
Job index
Our Classification
Remarks
All items scored on the same rating scale as the question on happiness.
Distribution
M = 6.6   SD = 1.3
Operationalization
Index of 5 single questions on satisfaction with:
a: your job
b: the amount of say you have in how your job should be done
c: where you work: the surroundings and conditions
d: the hours you work and the amount of work you are asked to do
e: what you have (equipment, information, supervision, etc.) for doing your job
All scored on a 1-9 rating scale, summation by average.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = +.36 p < .001 none