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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
expression of life's potentials
Our Classification
Remarks
Expression of life-potentials is calculated as weighted mean of 23 questions about satisfaction with 5 domains: partner, children and parents, friends, external environment and self. See Chapter 8 of "Measuring the Quality of Life", Ventegodt 1996
Distribution
N:   4585;   1:0,7;   2:6,5;   3:33,5;   4:52,9;   5:6,4
Operationalization
expression of life's potentials
1: very bad
2: bad
3: neither good nor bad
4: good
5: very good

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = +.42 p < .00 1: Ms=6.25
2: Ms=5.54
3: Ms=6.99
4: Ms=8.33
5: Ms=9.20
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e r = +.47 p < .00 1: Ms=5.59
2: Ms=4.91
3: Ms=6.51
4: Ms=8.13
5: Ms=9.03
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = +.47 p < .00 1: Ms=5.96
2: Ms=4.99
3: Ms=6.05
4: Ms=7.70
5: Ms=8.65