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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 =
Non Response
0%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
In Cantonese language

Correlate

Authors's Label
Mental Health
Our Classification
Remarks
Item (b) about happiness, left out for this analysis
Distribution
M=68,65 SD=19,09 (transformed score on range 0-100)
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 questions on feelings during the last month.
a. Felt calm and peaceful
b. Been a happy person
c. Been very nervous
d. Felt down in the dumps
e. Felt downhearted and blue
MH Subscale of SF-36 Heath Survey (Ware et al.1993)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a r = +.45