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Correlational findings

Study Sheldon & Hoon (2006): study ZZ East-West pairs 2001

Public:
University students, USA and Singapore, 200?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 533
Non Response:
6%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
!! USA: web-based, Singapore: paper-an-pencil

Correlate

Authors's label
self-esteem
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 10 questions, f.e.
"I take a positive attitude toward myself"

Rated on a 7-point scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = +.60 p < .01 All

Beta controlled for
- best/worst possible self
M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = +.23 p < .01 Beta controlled for
- Cultural membership
- Gender
- Competence need (self rated satisfaction)
- Neuroticism
- Goal-progress (Selfreport on sucess at most important personal goals)
- Social support (Selfreport on satisfaction with overall social support)
M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = +.18 p < .01 UAS M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = +.33 p < .01 Singapore

Beta controlled for
- Gender
- Competence need satisfaction
- Neuroticism
- goal-progress
- Social support