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Correlational findings

Study Steel & Ones (2002): study ZZ 1972

Public
Adult general public, 39 nations, 1972-1998
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
And questionnaires.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Neuroticism
Our Classification
Remarks
Assessed in various subgroups assumed to be representative for the general population over the years 1975-1998.
Distribution
M=14,38 SD=2,13
Operationalization
Neuroticism as measured by the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-*-mq-nt-11-a r = -.59 p < .05 AVERAGE Neuroticism by AVERAGE happiness (Affect) in 24 nations O-SLV-*-sq-nt-11-a r = -.48 p < .05 AVERAGE Neuroticism by AVERAGE happiness (Life Satisfaction) in 31 nations O-HL-*-sq-nt-11-a r = -.17 ns AVERAGE Neuroticism by AVERAGE happiness (Happiness in Life) in 31 nations O-Sum-*-sq-nt-11-a r = -.45 p < .05 AVERAGE Neuroticism by AVERAGE happiness (Overall Appraisal) in 33 nations