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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1984): study ZZ 1974 /1

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 14 nations and regions, 1974-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6563
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Conducted by Gallup bureaus in different countries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Public health expenditure
Our Classification
Operationalization
Data drawn from Kurian (1979:90/91).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = +.69 p < .001                   Mt happiness   $ Expenditure
                                   per capita
Australia             7.0             293.0
USA                   6.7             218.0
Canada                7.0             413.0
Great Britain         6.8             193.0
France                5.8             340.0
W-Germany             6.6             424.0
Italy                 5.6             137.0
Benelux               6.0             321.0
Scandinavia           7.6             464.0
Brasil                6.2               9.0
Mexico                6.2               8.0
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6               3.0
India                 3.4               1.0
Japan                 5.8             173.0