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Correlational findings

Study Pelham & Nyiri (2009): study ZZ 2006

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 114 nations, 2006-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 114000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Telephone and face-to-face interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Hunger
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question: "Have there been times in the past 12 months when you or your family have gone hungry?"
0= no
1= yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c DM = - Africa
0 = no hunger, M = 4,7
1 = hunger,    M = 3,9
      Difference =-0,8

The Americas
0 = no hunger, M = 6,1
1 = hunger,    M = 4,6
      Difference =-1,5
Asia
0 = no hunger, M = 5,4
1 = hunger,    M = 4,1
      Difference =-1,3

Europe
0 = no hunger, M = 5,9
1 = hunger,    M = 4,1
      Difference =-1,8