Correlational findings

Study Nettle (2005a): study GB 2000

Working population, United Kingdom, 2000
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 11419
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Personal Control
Our Classification
The personal control measure used here is the sum of three responses, and thus
varies from 0 (Iowest; feeling of no control at all) to 3 (highest; feeling usually in
control and able to get what one wants):

0. I never really seem to get what I want out of life
1. I usually get what I want

0. Whatever I do has no real effect
1. I usually have a free choice and control in life

0. I usually find problems too much
1. I usually run my life more or less as I want to

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-V-h-sq-n-10-a r = + p < .001 r = 0,48