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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2003b): study ZZ Western Europe 1996

Public:
Adults, general public, 8 European nations, 1996
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 10000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Enjoyment of mundane pleasures
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents were first asked how much they enjoyed everyday pleasures such as drinking, smoking, shopping and watching TV. They were also asked whether they felt any guilt when indulging in these activities. Average scores were compared across nations.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = + AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE enjoyment of mundane pleasures in 8 western nations O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = Data on happiness: World Database of Happiness, States of Nations