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Correlational findings

Study Kirkcaldy et al. (2005): study ZZ 1995

Public:
Adults, general public, 53 nations, 1990s
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 80000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Disability-adjusted life expectancy
Our Classification
Operationalization
DALE (disability-adjusted life expectancy) is estimated from the fraction of the population surviving to each age, calculated from the brth and death rate, incidence of each disability at each age and the weight assigned to each disability.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-b r = +.79 p < .001 AVERAGE happiness by Disability-adjusted life expectancy in 53 Nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ac r = +.52 p < .001