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Correlational findings

Study Headey & Wearing (1992): study AU AU Victoria 1981

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Victoria, Australia, 1981-1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 502
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with Life scale (SWLS)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Cognitive measure of life satisfaction, comprising five items:
a In most ways my life is close to ideal
b The conditions of my life are excellent
c I am satisfied with my life
d So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
e If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'
Answers rated: 7=strongly agree to 1=strongly disagree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a r = +.67