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Correlational findings

Study Michalos (1985): study CA Guelph CMA 1985

Public:
Students undergraduates University of Guelph, Canada, 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 700
Non Response:
18%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Self esteem
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on how the person feels about himself, rated on a 7 point scale. 1: terrible...7:delightful.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.31 p < .01 Males   N:140 ß=+.34  (01)                 Females N:149 ß=+.29  (01)

ß's controlled for satisfaction with:
health, financial security, family relations, paid employment, friendships, housing, recreation, religion and education.
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.26 p < .01 Males   N:140 ß=+.29    (01)                 Females N:149 ß=+.25    (01)

ß's controlled for satisfaction with:
health, family relations,paid employment, friendships and education
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.28 p < .01 ß controlled for:
- life compared with wants
- life compared with others
- life compared with that deserved
- life compared with best previous experience
- social support

O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.18 p < .01 ß controlled for:
- life compared with wants
- life compared with others
- life compared with that deserved
- life compared with best previous experience
- social support
- work status