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Correlational findings

Study Touburg & Veenhoven (2015): study ZZ World samples 2000

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 143 nations, 2000-2009
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3000000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Mental health: professionals per capita in nation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of mental health professionals per 100.000 inhabitants per nation:
a Psychiatrists
b Psychologists

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLV---sq-nt-11-a r = +.51 ns PSYCIATRISTS per 100.000 inhabitants

              r        CI95           N
All nations: +.51   +.37 to +.62     143

Nation by development
- Very high  +.58    +.31 to +.77     34
  *          +.60    +.31 to +.78     32
- High       -.04    -.39 to +.32     31
  *          +.19    -.34 to +.62     16
- Medium      -.03   -.29 to +.24     56
  *           +.40   +.13 to +.61     48
- Low         -.33   -.68 to +.15     19

*without former communist nations
O-SLV---sq-nt-11-a r = +.57 ns PSYCHOLOGISTS per100.000 inhabitants
              r        CI95           N
All nations: +.57   +.42 to +.87     143

Nation by development
- Very high  +.74    +.52 to +.87     30
  *          +.73    +.50 to +.87     28
- High       +.39    +.00 to +.69     25
  *          +.26    -.00 to +.72     12
- Medium     +.26    -.37 to +.55     33
  *          +.25    -.09 to +.58     27
- Low        -.23    -.98 to +.94      4

*without former communist nations