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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 = 4611
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
materialistic/spiritual values
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on question "My life is mainly a question of.."
a: Materialistic values:
   - making money
   - get your needs fulfilled.
Spiritual values:
   - make the world a better place
   - serving God

Spiritual/material ratio of values
1: 2 more material than spiritual values
2: 1 more material. than spiritual values
3: equal number of material and spiritual values
4: 1 more spiritual than material values
5: 2 more spiritual than material values

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = -.08 p < .00 1: Ms=6.95
2: Ms=7.40
3: Ms=7.54
4: Ms=7.79
5: Ms=7.91
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e r = -.07 p < .00 1: Ms=7.04
2: Ms=7.10
3: Ms=7.20
4: Ms=7.48
5: Ms=7.59
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha r = -.05 p < .00 1: Ms=7.13
2: Ms=6.79
3: Ms=6.85
4: Ms=7.08
5: Ms=7.11