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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
Remarks
Both Happiness (ABS) and the domain satisfacions involved were assessed at T1 and T2 (25 month interval)
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