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Correlational findings

Study Davern et al. (2007): study AU 2002

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 478
Non Response:
69%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire, followed by telephone interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Core affective descriptors
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 6 questions on feeling about life:
"Please indicate how each of the following describes your feelings when you think about your life in general."
A Energized
B Happy
C Content
D Satisfied
E Stressed
F Pleased

Rated 0 (not at all) to 10 (extremely)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca r = +.58 A: Energized O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca Beta = +.09 p < .05 O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca r = +.72 B: Happy O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca Beta = +.24 p < .001 O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca r = +.73 C: Content O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca Beta = +29 p < .001 O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca r = +.73 D: Satisfied O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca Beta = +.20 p < .001 O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca r = -.41 E: Stressed O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca Beta = -.10 p < .005 O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca r = +.65 F: Pleased O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca Beta = +.03 ns All Beta's controlled for other life appraisals O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca = +.64 p < .001 A+B+C+D+E+F