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Correlational findings

Study Laukka (2007): study SE 2006

Public:
65-75 aged, Sweden, 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 280
Non Response:
43
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Activity level
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport of frequencies of various leisure activities

a socialiying with friends or relatives
b church going
c home and garden activities
d reading books/magayines
e walking or other physical activity
f other leisure activity/hobby

Rated
1 a couple of tiems/year
2
3
4
5
6 several times/day

Summation: a+b+c+d+e+f

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BMc-cw-mq-v-4-b Beta = +.09 ns Beta controlled for
- Age
- Gender
- Education level
- Health status
- Personality
  - Extraversion
  - Agreeableness
  - Conscientiousness
  - Emotional Stability
  - Openess