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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
Self esteem
Our Classification
Operationalization
9-item additive index rated on a 2-point scale.
Typical items are:
- I can change my habits easily.
- I can achieve a lot within a short
  time.
- When people demand much of me, I  
  don't get nervous.
Self-acceptance Scale from Nederlandse Persoonlijkheids Vragenlijst (NVP),
Luteyn ca 1975.
Assessed at T2(1976)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = +.29 p < .01 T2 happiness by T2 selfesteem
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c r = +.27 p < .01 T3 happiness by T2 selfesteem

A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c Beta-L = +.25 T2 happiness by T2 self-esteem.
ßL path coefficient in a LISREL model, also involving neuroticism, internal control, intimacy with partner, adequacy of coping and self- and  externally induced burdens.
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c Beta-L = +.15 T3 happiness by T3 self-esteem.
ßL path coefficient in a LISREL model, also involving neuroticism, internal control and quality of life.
A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-c Beta-L = +.20 T2 happiness by T2 self-esteem.
ßL path coefficient in a LISREL model, also involving neuroticism, internal control, unhappy childhood and traumatic childhood experiences.