Correlational findings

Study Du Plessis, G.A. & Guse (2017): study ZA 2012

University students, South Africa, 201?
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 992
Non Response
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)


Authors's Label
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Alpha: .82
Question E is not a valid indicator of happiness as defined in this World Database of happiness. Lucas, Diener, & Larsen (2003)
Possible range: 5-35
M: 23.33
SD: 6.35
Observed range: 5-35
Selfreport on 5 questions

Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
A  In most ways my life is close to ideal
B  The conditions of my life are excellent
C  So far I have gotten the important things I want from life
D I am satisfied with my life
E If I could live my life over, I would change nothing
7  strongly agree
6  agree
5  slightly agree
4  neither agree nor disagree
3  slightly disagree
2  disagree
1  strongly disagree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f r = +.56 p < .01 Similar results when happiness is measured with adjusted SPANE scale.
Adjusted SPANE-P and SPANE-N without poor-fitting items "contented" and "afraid" respectively.