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Correlational findings

Study Howell et al. (2006): study MY 2003

Public:
Heads of households, Malaysia, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 307
Non Response:
4,6%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Material wealth
Our Classification
Operationalization
Possessions of household-members on a list of items; each item gets a weight based on its market price as a used good. In order of decreasing price: a gas stove, a motorcycle, radio, television, electricity, bicycle,indoor bathroom, chainsaw,  VCD player, generator, cellular phone, automobile, refrigirator.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-u-mq-n-7-b r = +.21 p < .01