Correlational findings

Study Chan (2013a): study CN 2008

Schoolteachers, Hongkong, China, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 143
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's label
Life of engagement
Our Classification
Selfreport on 6 questions: Below are statements that many people would find desirable, but we want you to answer only in terms of whether the statement describes how you actually live your life.
a: Regardless of what I am doing, time passes very quickly
I seek out situations that challenge my skills and abilities
c: Whether at work or play, I am usually ‘‘in a zone’’ and not conscious of myself
d: I am always very absorbed in what I do
e: I am rarely distracted by what is going on around me
f:  In choosing what to do, I always take into account whether I can lose myself in it

5 very much like me
4 mostly like me
3 somewhat like me
2 a little like me
1 not like me at all

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-g-mq-v-5-b r = + Positive affect r = +.57 (001)
Negative affect r = +.02 (ns)
Hence positive correlation with Affect Balance