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Correlational findings

Study Sullivan et al. (2000): study NL 1993

Public:
57+ aged, The Netherlands, 1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5279
Non Response:
50%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Interview and mailed questionnaire. Happiness question on mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived health
Our Classification
Operationalization
SF-20 general health question and a 4-item vitality scale derived from RAND's Health Insurance Experiment

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-a r = +.52 p < .00 C-BW-c-sq-l-10-a Beta = +.49 Beta controled for:
- Number of chronic medical conditions
- Symptom status
- Activity interference
- SF-20 physical function
- SF-20 social function