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Correlational findings

Study Demir & Weitekamp (2007): study US 2007

Public
University students, USA, 2007
Sample
Respondents
N = 423
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Openness
Our Classification
Error Estimates
α = 0.74
Remarks
Openness scale of Big Five Inventory (BFI, John & Srivastava, 1999)
Distribution
mean 3.59, SD 0.60
Operationalization
Selfreport on 10 questions
- is original, comes up with new ideas
- is curious about many different things
- is ingenious, a deep thinker
- has an active imagination
- is inventive
- values artistic, aesthetic experiences
- prefers work that is routine
- likes to reflect, play with ideas
- has few artistic interests

Rated 1 (disagree strongly) to 5 (agree strongly)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-m-mq-v-5-a r = +.06 ns M-AO-m-mq-v-5-a Beta = -.01 ns Beta controlled for
- gender
- neuroticism
- agreeableness
- conscientiousness
- extraversion