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Correlational findings

Study Headey & Wearing (1981): study AU AU Victoria 1978 /1

Public:
Adults, general public, Melbourne, Australia, followed 25 months 1978-1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 184
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in satisfaction with standard of living
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of two single questions on satisfaction with:
a: The income you and your family have
b: Your standard of living: the things you have; housing ,car, furniture, etc.
Both items scored on 1-9 D-T rating scale, summation by average.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.11 ns T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with standard of living A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.09 ns T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with standard of living
Beta controlled for satisfaction with
- sex life
- health
- house
- friends
- self-fulfillment
- leisure