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Correlational findings

Study VandeVliert & Janssen (2002a): study ZZ 1986 /1

Public:
General public and students, 42 nations, 1986-1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 42
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's Label
Societal development
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: Human Development Report 1994
Distribution
M = 0.80, SD = 0.14,
Operationalization
Human Development Index
- buying power per head in nation
- level of education
- life expectancy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-*-sq-nt-11-a r = +.52 p < .001 Average happiness by societal development in 42 nations O-Sum-*-sq-nt-11-a b = +.26 ns B controled for:
- overall competitiveness
- gender gap in competitiveness
- interaction of the above