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Correlational findings

Study Schimmack et al. (2002a): study ZZ 1997

Public:
Students in Germany; Japan; Mexico, USA and Teachers in Ghana, 1997
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 651
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Life satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on how satisfied one is with his or her life and how close his or her life is to his or her ideal life.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.61 ns US A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.62 ns Germany A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.45 ns Japan A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.27 ns Mexico A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.30 ns Ghana A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.68 p < .05 US
hedonic balance -> life satisfaction
Unconstrained model
A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.76 p < .05 Germany
hedonic balance -> life satisfaction
Unconstrained model
A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.59 p < .05 Japan
hedonic balance -> life satisfaction
Unconstrained model
A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.32 p < .05 Mexico
hedonic balance -> life satisfaction
Unconstrained model
A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.48 p < .05 Ghana
hedonic balance -> life satisfaction
Unconstrained model
A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.71 p < .05 Constrained for individualism A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-a r = +.47 p < .05 Coonstrained for collectivism