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Correlational findings

Study Tessler & Mechanic (1978): study US Wisconsin 1972

Public:
Students, Wisconsin, USA,1972-73
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1391
Non Response:
18%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Reports of sickness in past 3 months
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question on whether one had been sick in the past three months regardless of whether or not a physisian had been consulted:
0 not sick
1 was sick but not at all serious
2 not very sick
3 some what sick
4 very serious sick

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.13 p < .05