print

Correlational findings

Study VanHemert et al. (2002a): study ZZ 1974

Public:
Adults, general public, 30 countries, 1974-1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 44098
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Average score in nation on Bradburn's(1965) Positive Affect Scale

Self report on 4 questions:
'During the past few weeks, did you ever feel…(yes/no)'
A excited
B pleased
C on top of the world
D things are going your way.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum---sq-vt-11-a r = +.56 p < .01 Average happiness by average positive affect in 20 countries.