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Correlational findings

Study McCrae & Costa (1991): study US Baltimore County, Maryland 1979

Public:
Single males and couples Baltimore USA, followed 7 years, 1979-86
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 429
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Life Satisfaction Index
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of closed questions on satisfaction with 14 distinct areas in life, including health, money, neighborhood and work (LSI)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.50 p < .01 T1 happiness (A-AB) by T1 summed domain satisfactions O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.60 p < .01 T1 happiness (O-DT) by T1 LSI A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.55 p < .01 T2 happiness (A-AB) by T2 happiness (LSI) O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.69 p < .01 T2 happiness (O-DT) by T2 LSI