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Correlational findings

Study Perneger et al. (2004): study CH 1998

Public:
University students, Switzerland, 1998.
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1257
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Stress
Our Classification
Operationalization
Five item 'Brief Encounter Psychological Instrument'(Frank & Zyzanski 1988)
A typical item is-
'In the past month, have you felt as if there are more demands on your life, emotionally and physically, than you can manage?'
Rated 1 (not at all) to 10 (extremely)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-5-a D% = - p < .001 % happy (all or most of the time)
Lowest quartile : 89,7
2nd quartile    : 74,6
3rd quartile    : 60,3
Highest quartile: 27,5