Correlational findings

Study Abdel-Khalek (2006a): study KW 2002

Secondary school students, Kuwait 2002
N = 472
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Questionnaire completed in class


Authors's Label
Oxford Happiness Inventory
Our Classification
Related specification variables
29 item "Oxford Happines Inventory"(OHI)
A  I feel happy.
B  I am particulerly optimistic    about the future.
C  I am really satified with     anything in my life.
D  I feel that I am in control of my life.
D I don't feel that life is  particularly rewarding.
E  I feel particularly pleased with the way I am.
F  I never have a good influence on   events
G  I get by in life.
H  I am interested in other people
I  I find it easy to make decisions
J  I find it easy to get started to do things.
K  I mostly wake up feeling rested
L  I feel energetic
M  I think things have a particular "sparkle"
N  I feel mentally alert
O  I feel healthy
P  I have warm feelings towards others
Q  I have happy memories of the past
R  I am often in a state of joy or   elation.
S  There is no gap between what I would like to do and what I have done
T  I can organize my time very well
U  I have fun with other people
V  I a cheerful effect on others
W  I have a sense of meaning and purpose in my life
X  I have feelings of commitment and involvement
Y  I think the world is a good place
Z  I laugh often
AA I think I look attractive
AB I find things amusing
Responses rated on 4-step scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-ol-11-a r = + males   r = +.56
females r = +.60