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Correlational findings

Study Bakker & VandeBerg (1974): study NL 1968

Public:
20-65 aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1968
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1552
Non Response:
34% refusal and unattainable.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Psycho-somatic complaints
Our Classification
Operationalization
88-item inventory containing symptoms indicative of both physical bad health, and psycho-somatic and social problems.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-sq-ol-7-a G = -.41 p < .05 Unaffected by age and sex.
Lowest among medium S.E.S. and strongest among lower S.E.S.
Stronger among lower educated.