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Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1996): study DK 1993

Public
31-33 aged, Denmark 1993, born in University Hospital in Copenhagen
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
39%
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
loneliness
Our Classification
Remarks
in the original text the answer was reversed and the correlation was wrongly positive
Distribution
N:   All:4573;   1:3483;   2:518;   3:572
Operationalization
Single question:
'Do you feel lonely?'
1: no
2: not sure
3: yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = -.43 p < .00 1: Mt=8.24
2: Mt=6.78
3: Mt=5.73
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e r = -.42 p < .00 1: Mt=7.98
2: Mt=6.33
3: Mt=5.06
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha r = -.45 p < .00 1: Mt=7.51
2: Mt=5.89
3: Mt=5.01