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Correlational findings

Study Steel & Ones (2002): study ZZ 1972

Public:
Adult general public, 39 nations, 1972-1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 40000
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
And questionnaires.

Correlate

Authors's label
EPQ
Our Classification
Operationalization
Items Eysenck Personality Questionnaire: Average scores on:
-Neuroticism
-Extraversion
-Psychotism
-Lie Scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB---mq-nt-11-a Ra² = .63 p < .01 Average Affect in nations explained by average scores on Eysenck Personality Questionnaire;
only Neuroticsm and the Lie Scale (self-deception) contribute to unique variance
(p< 0.05).
O-Sum---sq-nt-11-a Ra² = .56 p < .01 Average Overall SWB in nations explained by average scores for neuroticism and the Lie Scale (self-deception) on Eysenck Personality Questionnaire; both scores contribute to unique variance (p< 0.01).