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Correlational findings

Study Cheng & Furnham (2003a): study GB London 2003

Public:
Students, London, UK, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 234
Non Response:
0%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's Label
Positive Affect
Our Classification
Remarks
Positive Affect Scale (PAS) in Bradburn's Affect Balance Scale(ABS)
Distribution
                      Mean          SD
males             2.79            1.36
females          2.99            1.20
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 questions:

During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....?  
A   Particularly exited or interested in something?
C   Proud because someone complimented you on something you had done?
E   Pleased about having accomplished something?
G   On top of the world?
I    That things were going your way?

Rated:
yes = 1
no  = 0

Summation:
-Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a r = +.44 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.72 p < .001