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Correlational findings

Study Headey & Wearing (1986): study AU AU Victoria 1981

Public:
18-65 aged, general public, Victoria, Australia, followed 1981-985
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 942
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with life-as-a-whole
Our Classification
Operationalization
Happiness was measured by asking twice in the interview:

"How do you feel about your life as a whole......?"

Scored on a 1-7 DT rating scale, taking the arithmetic mean

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.63 Happiness at T1 by Happiness at T2 (24 months) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.56 Happiness at T2 by Happiness at T3 (24 months) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.43 Happiness at T1 by Happiness at T3 (48 months)