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Correlational findings

Study Nguyen et al. (2020): study AU 2001

Public
55-75 aged adults, Australia, followed 17 years, 2001-2018
Survey name
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Mental Component Summary
Our Classification
Remarks
Constructed from Health questionnaire SF-36 (Ware et al 1993) A, B, C :1 recorded as 100, 0 recorded as 0 D:0 recorded as 100, 1 recorded as 75, 2 recorded as 50, 3 recorded as 25, 4 recorded as 0. E, H , I, L: 0 recorded as 100, 1 recorded as 80, 2 recorded as 60, 3 recorded as 40, 4 recorded as 20, 5 recorded as 0. F, G, H, J, K, M: 0 recorded as 0, 1 recorded as 20, 2 recorded as 40, 3 recorded as 60, 4 recorded as 80, 5 recorded as 100. N: 0 recorded as 0, 1 recorded as 25, 2 recorded as 50, 3 recorded as 75, 4 recorded as 100.
Operationalization
Self report on 14 questions::
During the past 4 weeks, have you had any of the following problems with your work or other regular daily activities as a result of any emotional problems (such as feeling depressed or anxious)?
A. Cut down the amount of time you spent on work or other activities
B. Accomplished less than you would like
C. Didn't do work or other activities as carefully as usual
1 yes
0 no

D. During the past 4 weeks, to what extent has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your normal social activities with family, friends, neighbors, or groups?
4 Extremely
3 Quite a bit
2 Moderately
1 Slightly
0 Not at all

How much of the time during the past 4 weeks…
E. Did you feel full of pep?
F. Have you been a very nervous person?
G. Have you felt so down in the dumps that nothing could cheer you up?
H. Have you felt calm and peaceful?
I. Did you have a lot of energy?
J. Have you felt downhearted and blue?
K. Did you feel worn out?
L. Have you been a happy person?
M. Did you feel tired?
5 None of the time
4 A littile of the time
3 Some of the time
2 A good bit of the time
1 Most of the time
0 All of the time

N. During the past 4 weeks, how much of the time has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your social activities (like visiting with friends, relatives, etc.)?
4 None of the time
3 A little of the time
2 Some of the time
1 Most of the time
0 All of the time

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d r = +.44