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Correlational findings

Study Wnuk et al. (2012): study PL 2008

Public:
Cancer out-patients, Warsaw, Poland, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 50
Non Response:
50%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Past satisfaction with life
Our Classification
Distribution
M = 6,73; SD = 2,77
low (0-2) 8%; medium (3-7):44%; high (8-10): 48%
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stood 5 years ago?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was preceded (not followed) by questions on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-cb r = +.45 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-o r = +.54 p < .01 O-DT-c-sq-v-6-a r = +.57 p < .01