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Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1996): study DK 1993

Public:
31-33 aged, Denmark 1993, born in University Hospital in Copenhagen
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4611
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
durable consumer goods
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question:
Does your household own any of the following durable consumer goods?
a: telephone
b: television
c: computer
d: washing machine
e: holiday home
f: car
g: motor cycle
h: boat

1 = yes (has)
0 = no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = +    has:       has not: difference
a: Mt=7.80    6.46     +1.26
b: Mt=7.76    7.00     +0.76
c: Mt=7.89    7.65     +0.24
d: Mt=7.89    7.31     +0.58
e: Mt=7.89    7.73     +0.15
f: Mt=7.94    7.36     +0.58
g: Mt=7.84    7.74     +0.10
h: Mt=8.16    7.71     +0.45
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = +    has:       has not: difference
a: Mt=7.49    6.03     +1.46
b: Mt=7.45    6.55     +0.90
c: Mt=7.61    7.30     +0.31
d: Mt=7.60    6.90     +0.70
e: Mt=7.80    7.39     +0.41
f: Mt=7.68    6.95     +0.73
g: Mt=7.59    7.41     +0.18
h: Mt=7.96    7.39     +0.60
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = +    has:       has not: diffenence
a: Mt=7.09    5.74     +1.35
b: Mt=7.05    6.04     +1.01
c: Mt=7.19    6.93     +0.26
d: Mt=7.20    6.50     +0.70
e: Mt=7.30    7.00     +0.30
f: Mt=7.25    6.60     +0.65
g: Mt=7.03    7.03     0
h: Mt=7.35    7.00     +0.35