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Correlational findings

Study Diener (1995a): study ZZ 1946

Public:
Adults, general public, 43 nations, 1946-1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 43
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
The fulfilment of basic needs
Our Classification
Operationalization
Mean of five standardized variables:
a longevity
b infant mortality(reverse scored)
c available food calories
d percent with sanitary facilities
e percent with clean drinking water

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO---sq-*-11-a r = +.55 p < .001 O-HL---sq-nt-11-b r = +.37 p < .05 O-SLW---sq-*-11-a r = +.60 p < .001