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Correlational findings

Study Nawijn (2009): study NL 2008

Public:
International tourists visiting the Netherlands, 2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 481
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed on the spot

Correlate

Authors's Label
Mood
Our Classification
Distribution
N = 1: 0, 2: 2, 3: 2, 4: 8, 5: 8, 6: 19, 7: 66, 8: 179, 9: 115, 10: 82
M = 8,2, SD = 1,36
Operationalization
Self report on single question:

How are you feeling today?
1  terrible
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-10-d r = +.28 p < .001 Average mood during the holiday trip is about as high as general life-satisfaction (both 8.2 on range 1-10)