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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
employment / meaning in life
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: Employment
     0: unemployed
     1::employed
B: Meaning in life
     1: no meaning
     2: uncertain about meaning
     3: with meaning in life

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = +               unemployed     employed
no meaning:   Mt=4.98        Mt=5.90
uncertain:    Mt=6.23        Mt=6.44
meaning:      Mt=7.94        Mt=8.35
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = +               unemployed     employed
no meaning:   Mt=4.13        Mt=5.04
uncertain:    Mt=5.65        Mt=5.85
meaning:      Mt=7.70        Mt=8.11
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = +               unemployed     employed
no meaning:   Mt=4.76        Mt=5.19
uncertain:    Mt=5.55        Mt=5.65
meaning:      Mt=7.21        Mt=7.58