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Correlational findings

Study Michalos & Zumbo (2003): study CA British Columbia 1999

Public
18+ aged, general public, British Columbia, USA, 1999
Sample
Respondents
N = 440
Non Response
17,6
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Physical functioning
Our Classification
Remarks
Physical functioning subscale of SF-36 helath questionnaire (Ware 1992).
Distribution
Mean:  87.7
Operationalization
Self report on 9 questions:
Does your health now limit you in activities you might do during a typical day, if so how much
a. vigorous activities such as running, lifting heavy objects, participating in streneous sports
b. moderate activities such asmoving a table, pushing a vaccuum cleaner, bowling or playing golf
c. lifting or carrtying groceries
d. climbing several flights of stairs
e. climbing one flight of stairs
f. bending, kneeling or stooping
g. walking more than a mile
h. walking several blocks
i. walking one block
j. bathing or dressing yourself
Rated:
- yes, limited a lot (100%)
- yes, limited a little
- no, not limited at all (0%)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f Beta = +.18 Beta controlled for
- mental health
- social functioning
- general health