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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 life concerns
Our Classification
Operationalization
Summed responses to questions on satisfaction with:
a. sex life
b. friends
c. leisured
d. health
e. standard of living
f. house
g. self-fulfillment
Each item involving a varying number of questions, all being 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 = .38 Fraction of T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness "explained" by T1-T2 CHANGE in satisfaction with life domains