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Correlational findings

Study Ouweneel & Veenhoven (1994): study ZZ 1980

Public:
Adults, general public, 27 nations, ±1980
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 27
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Most studies used face-to-face interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Health condition in nation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of:
- infant mortality rate
- number of physicians per thousand - male life expectation

Source:Estes, R.J.-The social progress        of nations (1984, N.Y., Praeger)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HV---sq-vt-11-a r = +.55 p < .01                 Mt' Happiness    Health score

Australia           7.75             18
Austria             6.68             18
Belgium             7.57             18
Brazil              7.22             11
Canada              7.76             18
Denmark             7.67             19
Finland             7.35             18
France              7.24             18
Germany             6.98             18
Greece              5.61             18
Great Britain       7.74             18
Italy               6.47             18
India               5.16              3
Ireland             7.82             18
Japan               6.94             19
Mexico              6.31             14
Netherlands         7.63             19
Norway              7.45             19
Philippines         6.47             12
Portugal            6.20             15
Singapore           7.24             17
S.Africa            7.03              7
S.Korea             6.21             16
Spain               6.84             18
Sweden              7.62             19
Switzerland         6.99             19
United States       7.55             18
O-SLV---sq-nt-11-a r = +.63 p < .001                 Mt' Life           Health
                    Satisfaction   score

Australia           7.67           18  
Austria             7.10           18  
Belgium             7.07           18  
Brazil              7.03           11
Canada              7.60           18
Denmark             7.92           19
Finland             7.68           18
France              6.29           18
Germany             6.94           18
Greece              5.70           18
Great Britain       7.41           18
Italy               6.24           18
India               3.35            3
Ireland             7.58           18
Japan               6.20           19
Mexico              4.32           14
Netherlands         7.46           19
Norway              7.67           19
Philippines         6.60           12
Portugal            6.74           15
Singapore           7.12           17
S.Africa            6.43            7
S.Korea             5.50           16
Spain               6.22           18
Sweden              7.80           19
Switzerland         8.60           19
United States       6.94           18