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Correlational findings

Study Lam et al. (1998): study HK 1995

Public:
14+aged patients and students, Hong Kong 1996
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 236
Non Response:
0%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
In Cantonese language

Correlate

Authors's Label
Physical Functioning
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha:0,77 >0,70 (standard)
Distribution
M=85,95 SD=15,44 (transformed score on range 1-100)
Operationalization
Selfreport on 10 questions about ability to, during last month.
a. Vigorious activities
b. Climbing several fights
c. Bending, kneeling or stooping
d. Walking more than 1 km
e. Moderate activities
f. Lifting/carrying groceries
g. Walking several blocks
h. Climbing one flight
i. Walking one block
j. Bathing or dressing
PF subscale of SF-36 Health Survey (Ware et al. 1993)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a r = +.08