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Correlational findings

Study Brook et al. (1979): study US Dakota County, Minnesota 1972

Public:
Heads of households, Dayton , USA, 1972-1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3441
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
General Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on 3 questions:
During the past month...
a. How often were you bothered by any illness, bodily disorder, aches or pains?
b. Did you feel healthy enough to carry out the things you like to do or had to do?
c. Have you been concerned, worried, or had any fears about your health?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.26 p < .01