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Correlational findings

Study Kaliterna Lipovcan & Prizmic-Larsen (2016): study HR 2008

Public:
18+ aged happy and unhappy people, Croatia, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 800
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
The respondents were told that responses were anonymous

Correlate

Authors's label
Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: In general, how would you describe your health?
Rated:
1 very poor
2
3
4
5 excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a DM = +               average health
happy      M = 4.1    SD = 0.97
unhappy    M = 2.9    SD = 1.14
- difference + 1.2
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a = .19 p < .001 Eta-squared controlled for:
- gender
- age
- education level
- per capita household income
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a d = 1.13