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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
SWB
Our Classification
Distribution
Mean: 5.70            SD: 1.01
Average 3 waves, 2005, 2006 and 2007.
Operationalization
SWB is a 4-item index of Subjective Wellbeing calculated by combining scores of four single-item measures (satisfaction with life as a whole, with quality of life, with one's standard of living, and happiness).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f r = +.92 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-7-f r = +.90 p < .01 O-QOL-c-sq-v-7-a r = +.94 p < .01