Correlational findings

Study Lundberg & Kristenson (2008): study SE 2006

45-69 aged, South-East, Sweden, 2006
Survey name
Unnamed study
N =
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
not explicitely reported


Authors's Label
Perceived control
Our Classification
Bobak et al. (1998) 13-questions on control WDH team assumes that only the 'general perceived control' questions are used
Selfreport on 6 questions:
"To which extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?"
a: At home, I feel I have control over what happens in most situations
b: I feel that what happens in my life is often determined by factors beyond my control
c: Over the next 5±10 years I expect to have many more positive than negative experiences
d: I often have the feeling that I am being treated unfairly
e: In the past 10 years my life has been full of changes without my knowing what will happen next
f: I gave up trying to make big improvements or changes in my life a long time ago

rating scale not reported

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a rpc = +.40 p < .001 rpc controlled for:
- age
- sex