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Correlational findings

Study Choi (2011): study NL 2009 /1

Public:
Long-term meditators and controls, Netherlands 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 20
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Long-term meditation
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Long-term meditators
0 Controls without meditation experience or
   stresful life-event, matched for age and sexe

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO---mq-nvt-24-a DM = + Meditators   M = 22,00
Controls     M = 21,30
- difference     +0,70 = + 2.9% scale range
M-AO---mq-nvt-24-a d = .39 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = - Meditators   M = 7,60
Controls     M = 9,10
- difference    -1,50

Affect balance computed by WDH team subtracting average negative affect from average positive affect