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Correlational findings

Study Csikszentmihalyi & Hunter (2003): study US 1998

Public:
Teenagers, USA, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 828
Non Response:
Assessment:
Experience sampling
minimal 15 observations in one week

Correlate

Authors's label
Social class of community
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Poor
2 Working class
3 Middle class
4 Upper-middle class
5 Upper class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-mi-sqr-n-7-a F = +8.1 p < .0001 Participants were beeped at random moments eight times a day from 7:30 am to 10:0 pm for one week. At each beep they answered questions about:
a: what activity they where doing on the moment
b: whom they were with
c: how they felt at that moment (various feelings, one of which happiness)
A-ARE-mi-sqr-n-7-a AoV = -.08 p < .002 ANOVA controlling for:
- age
- gender
- SES
- % time in flow