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Correlational findings

Study Smits et al. (1995): study NL 1992

Public:
Elderly, Sassenheim, the Netherlands, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 119
Non Response:
24,4%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interview and additional questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
neuroticism
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 15 items.
Typical item: "Sometimes I am so excited, that I can no longer control my voice."
Scale was derived from the NPV and the Dutch Personality Questionnaire.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-g r = -.30 p < .05 positive affect = +.03 (ns)
negative affect = -.53 (001)
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-g Beta = -.06 ns Beta controlled factors:
- gender
- sense of coherence
- mastery
- social inadequacy