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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 leisure
Our Classification
Remarks
Both Happiness (ABS) and satisfaction with leisure were assessed at T1 and T2 (25 month interval)
Operationalization
Single question on satisfaction with the amount of fun and enjoyment you have, scored on a 1-9 D-T rating scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.27 p < .001 T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with leisure A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.17 p < .05 T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with leisure
Beta controlled for satisfaction with
- sex life
- health
- house
- friends
- self-fulfillment
- standard of living