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Correlational findings

Study Ott (2005): study ZZ 1991

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 78 nations, 1991-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Inequality of happininess in nations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Standard deviation of responses to single question on happiness in nations:
All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
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5
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7
8
9
10  satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = -.65 Average happiness (mean) by inequality of happiness (SD) in 78 nations.

Meaning: higher average of happiness goes with lower inequality in happiness (SD).