Correlational findings

Study Agbaria & Natur (2018): study IL 2016

Palestinian Arab Adolescents, Israel, 201?
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 160
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Distributed in the classroom


Authors's Label
Our Classification
Subjective happiness scale (Lyubomirsky & Lepper, 1999) Not accepted as a valid measure of happiness in the world databse of happiness due to question B
Self report on four questions:
A In general, I consider myself:
    1 not a very happy person
    7 a very happy person
B. Compared to most of my peers, I consider myself:
     1 less happy
     7 more happy
C. Some people are generally very happy. They enjoy life regardless of what is going on, getting the most out of everything. To what extent does this characterization describe you?
     1 not at all
     7 a great deal
D. Some people are generally not very happy. Although they are not depressed, they never seem as happy as they might be. To what extend does this characterization describe you?
     1 not at all
     7 a great deal

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cw-mq-v-5-a r = + ? Positive Affect: r= +.15 (ns)
Negative Affect: r= -.21 (ns)
Correlation with affect balance not reported but must be positive, significance unsure