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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 health
Our Classification
Remarks
Both Happiness (ABS) and satisfaction with health were assessed at T1 and T2 (25 month interval)
Operationalization
Index of 3 single questions on satisfaction with:
a: Your physical fitness and the exercise you get
b: Your own health and physical condition
c: The amount of energy you have
All scored on a 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 = +.16 ns T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with marriage A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.09 ns T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with health
Beta controlled for satisfaction with
- sex life
- house
- leisure
- friends
- self-fulfillment
- standard of living