print

Correlational findings

Study Hill et al. (2018): study US 2013

Public
Middle aged, United States, followed 8 days 201?
Survey name
US-MIDUS
Sample
Respondents
N = 1949
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
and daily interviews by telephone during 8 days

Correlate

Authors's Label
Sense of purpose
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach alpha: .70
Remarks
Subscale of Ryf 1989 Wellbeing scale
Operationalization
Selfreport on 7 statements:
a: I live life one day at a time and don't really think about the future.
b: I have a sense of direction and purpose in life
c: I don’t have a good sense of what it is I’m trying to accomplish in life
d: My daily activities often seem trivial and unimportant to me
e: I enjoy making plans for the future and working to make them a reality
f: Some people wander aimlessly through life, but I am not one of them
g: I sometimes feel as if I've done all there is to do in life
Rated
1:
.
.
7;

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-md-mqr-v-5-e b = + s Positive affect b = +.03(001)
Negative affect b = -.009(001)
Correlation with Affect Balance not reported, but must be positive and significant