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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
Life compared with that of others
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question, rated or a 7-point scale: : "Consider your life as a whole. How does it measure up to the average for most people your of your own age in this area ?" 1: far below average...7: far above average

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa Beta = +.07 p < .05 ß controlled for :
- life compared with wants
- life compared with that deserved
- life compared with best previous experience
- self esteem
- social support
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.13 p < .01 ß controlled for:
- life compared with wants
- life compared with that deserved
- life compared with best previous experience
- self esteem
- social support
- work status