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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
Negative affect
Our Classification
Remarks
Negative Affect Scale (NAS) in Bradburn's Affect Balance Scale(ABS)
Distribution
                       Mean          SD
males              2.23            1.25
females           2.25            1.43
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 questions:
During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....?  
B   So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
D   Very lonely or remote from other people?
F   Bored?
H   Depressed or very unhappy?
J    Upset because someone criticized you?

Rated:
yes = 1
no  = 0

Summation:
-Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a r = -.25 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.77 p < .001