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Correlational findings

Study Erdman (1981): study NL 1978

Public:
Heart patients, The Netherlands 1978-1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1752
Non Response:
6,0%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Well-being
Our Classification
Operationalization
Factor derived from responses to MPVH questionnaire. High loading items are:
- I feel relaxed lately
- I feel fit
- I feel happy
- I feel healthy
- I feel quiet
- I feel pleasant
- I feel relaxed
- I feel confedence
- I feel certain
- I feel of good health
- I feel satisfied
- I feel pretty

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-g-sq-v-4-b DM = + p < .001                 Well-being
-happy   (4)    M = 26,44   SD = 7,99
-unhappy (1-3)  M = 20,45   SD = 7,17
difference      M =  5,99   SD = 0, 72
M-TH-g-sq-v-3-d DM = + p < .001                
-happy   (3)    M = 26.12   SD = 8.16
-unhappy (1-2)  M = 19.63   SD = 6.87
difference      M = +5.49   SD = 1.29