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Correlational findings

Study Michalos & Orlando (2006): study CA British Columbia 1998

Public
University students Northern British Columbia, Canada, 1998 - 2005
Sample
Respondents
N = 3407
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Subjective well-being
Our Classification
Error Estimates
alpha = 0.89
Distribution
M = 18.0, SD. = 7.7
Operationalization
The Subjective Well-Being (SWB) index is formed summin the scores on four questions:
A  How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
B. How satisfied are you with the overall quality of your life?
C. How satisfied are you with your  standard of living?
D. How satisfied are you with your overall happiness?
1  very dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
3  a little dissatisfied
4  about evenly balanced
5  a little satisfied
6  somewhat satisfied
7  very satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f r = .48 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-7-f r = +.80 p < .05 O-SQL-c-sq-v-7-b r = +.83 p < .05