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Correlational findings

Study Michalos & Kahlke (2010): study CA British Columbia 2005

Public:
Adults, British Comumbia, Canada, followed 3 years, 2005-2007
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 462
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with quality of life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:

In general my present quality of life is:
1  as bad as it could possibly be
2
3
4  neither good nor bad
5
6
7  as good as it could possibly be

Response options labeled as:  +3 (as good as it could possibly be), 0 (neither good nor bad) and -3  (as bad as it could possibly be).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-a r = +.63 p < .01 T1 happiness (satisfaction with quality of life) by T3 happiness O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-a r = +.59 p < .01 T1 happiness (satisfaction with quality of life)by T2 happiness O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-a = Similar retest correlations in the three subsamples.