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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
Worries index (Anxiety index)
Our Classification
Remarks
Both items scored on the same rating scale as the question on happiness. It is assumed that worries index in "…Quality of Life…" is the same as anxiety index in "…Priorities, Satisfactions and Well-being."
Distribution
M = 5.9   SD = 1.6
Operationalization
Index of two single questions on satisfaction with:
a: the amount of pressure you are under
b: the amount you worry about things
Both items scored on 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