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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1984): study ZZ 1974

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 55 nations, 1974-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8433
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Conducted by Gallup bureaus in different countries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Malnutrition
Our Classification
Operationalization
Frequency of malnutrition per country. Average sufficiency of food consumption in calories per day based on estimates about what is biologically required in the climatic conditions in the various nations.
Data derived from Kurian (1979:307)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = -.64 p < .01                   Mt happiness   Malnutrition in
                                 calories
Australia             7.0             126
North America         6.7             133
Western Europe        6.3             132
Latin America         6.0             107
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6              94
Asia (exc. Japan)     3.8              92
Japan                 5.8             121