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Correlational findings

Study Ng et al. (2009): study ZZ World samples 2005

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 121 nations, 2005-2006
Survey name:
GallupWorldPoll2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 125077
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
In wealty nations through telephone surveys based on random-digit dialing. In poorer nations door-to-door interviews, randomly-selected.

Correlate

Authors's label
Negative affect on individual and nation level
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreported on 4 questions:
Did you experienced these feelings a lot in the previous day?
A worry
B sadness
C depression
D anger


Rated:
1:yes
0:no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = -.19 p < .001 Individual level: Individual happiness by individual negative affect C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = -.29 p < .05 Nation level: Average happines by % yes responses