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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: % mental health care in total health budget
Our Classification
Operationalization
Mental health budget as a percentage of the total health care budget of the nation.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLV---sq-nt-11-a r = +.28 ns               r        CI95           N
All nations: +.28  +.47 to +.90       65

Nation by development
- Very high  +.75    +.47 to +.90     20
  *          +.74    +.43 to +.90     19
- High       -.11    -.59 to +.43     15
  *          +.37    -.53 to +.88      7
- Medium     -.25    -.58 to +.15     27
  *          -.22    +.13 to +.61     48
- Low        -.29        na          22

*without former communist nations