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Correlational findings

Study Delle-Fave et al. (2011): study ZZ Developed nations 2006

Public:
30 - 51 aged, urban areas in 7 countries, 2006
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 666
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
A questionnaire with a set of eight questions was submitted to the participants. Six of them were open ended questions, eliciting descriptions of happiness, goals and meaningfulness. In addition, participants are provided with a short socio-demographic questionaire with some open answer questions and questions about specific categories.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Perceived meaning in domains of life
Our Classification
Distribution
a: M =  5.47, SD =  1.16
b: M=: 6.54, SD=  0.85
c: M=: 5.31, SD=  1.11
d: M=: 5.93, SD=:1.03
e: M=  6.46; SD=  0.88
f: M=  5.91; SD= 1.06
g: M= 5.35; SD= 1.14
h: M= 4.43; SD=:1.98
i: M=  4.73; SD::1.39
j: M= 4.54; SD= 1.43
Operationalization
Selfreport on questions about meaning associated with 10 domains of life. Text not reported
a: work
b: family
c; standard of living
d: interpersonal relations
e: health
f:  personal growth
g: leisure/free time
h: spirituality/religion
i:  community issues
j;  society issues
Rated on 1-7 scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.22 p < .01 Meaning in work O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = .00 ns O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.27 p < .01 Meaning in family O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.02 ns O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.27 p < .01 Meaning in standard of living O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.11 p < .01 O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.36 p < .01 Meaning in interpersonal relations O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.09 p < .05 O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.36 p < .01 Meaning in health O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.17 p < .01 O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.43 p < .01 Meaning in personal growth O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.17 p < .01 O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.24 p < .01 Meaning in Leisure and free time O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.02 ns O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.23 p < .01 Meaning insprituality and religion O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.01 ns O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.42 p < .01 Meaning in community issues O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.20 p < .01 O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a r = +.35 p < .01 Meaning in society issues O-SL?-g-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.06 ns Betas controled for meaning in other life domains