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Correlational findings

Study Lewis et al. (1997): study GB 1995

Public
University students, Northern Ireland, 1995.
Sample
Respondents
N = 154
Non Response
0
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction With Life scale
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Conbach alpha: 0,79
Remarks
The SWLS is not accepted as a measure of happiness because of the last item 'If I could live my live over again, I would not change anything'
Distribution
Range 6-32, M = 23,24, SD = 5,37
Operationalization
5 item Satisfaction With Life Scale
(SWLS, Diener et al 1985)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BMc-cw-mq-v-4-a r = +.48 p < .001