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Correlational findings

Study Ormel (1980): study NL 1970

Public:
15-60 aged, general public, followed 12 month, The Netherlands, 1967-77
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 296
Non Response:
18%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive affects
Our Classification
Operationalization
4-item additive index of positive affects in the past few weeks (PA index from Bradburns Affect Balance Scale: part of happiness indicator AFF 2.3). Assessed at T2(1976) and T3(1977).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = +.72 p < .01 T2 happiness by T2 positive affects
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = +.32 p < .01 T3 happiness by T2 positive affects A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = +.32 p < .01 T2 happiness by T3 positive affects A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = +.74 p < .01 T3 happiness by T3 positive affects