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Correlational findings

Study Langeveld (1998): study NL 1992

Public
Secundary school pupils, Netherlands, 199?
Sample
Respondents
N = 223
Non Response
3%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Students completed the first version of the QLH-Y simultaneously in class.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Cheerful mood/ Good humour
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Alpha=.73
Distribution
M/nx=1.41; SD/nx=.48 (nx= number of items in the subscale)
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 questions about feelings in the last week  
- I was feeling cheerful
- When I woke up, I thought about the nice things to come

Rated on an 4-point numerical scale
0= rarely or never/not at all
1= sometimes/a little
2= often/quite a bit
3= very often or always/very much

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-cw-sq-ol-11-a r = +.42 p < .001