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Correlational findings

Study Headey et al. (1991): study AU AU Victoria 1981

Public:
18-65 aged, general public, Victoria, Australia, followed 1981-1987
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 942
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of 3 single questions on satisfaction with:
a: Your physical fitness and the exercise you get
b: Your own health and physical condition
c: The amount of energy you have
All scored on a 1-9 D-T rating scale, summation by average.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = +.02 ns Contemporaneous bottum up: Healthy people are more satisfied with life O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = +.05 ns Contemporaneous top down: happy people are more satisfied with their health O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = .00 ns Lagged bottom up: healthy people are more satisfied with life O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = +.05 ns Lagged top down: happy people are more satisfied with their health
Beta's controlled for satisfaction with
- marriage
- job
- standard of living
- friendship
- job