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Correlational findings

Study Michalos & Zumbo (2003): study CA British Columbia 1999

Public:
18+ aged, general public, British Columbia, USA, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 440
Non Response:
17,6
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Mental health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 questions:
During the last four weeks
a. have you been a very nervous person?
b. have you felt so down in teh dumps nothing could cheer you up?
c. have you felt calm and peaceful?
d. have you felt downhearted and blue?
e. have you been a happy person?
Six responses ranging from all the time (100%) to none of the time (0%)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f Beta = +.48 Beta controled for
- social functioning
- physical functioning
- general health
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-f Beta = +.18 Beta additionally controled for satisfaction with:
- job
- friendship
- family relations
- living partner