Correlational finding on Happiness and Current psycho-somatic complaints
Subject code: H15ab

StudyHaavio-Mannila (1971): study FI 1966
TitleSatisfaction with Family, Work, Leisure and Life among Men and Women.
SourceHuman Relations, 1971, Vol. 24, 585 - 601
Public15-64 aged, general public, Finland, 1966
Sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =948

Correlate
Author's labelAnxiety
Page in Source 590
Our classificationCurrent psycho-somatic complaints, code H15ab
Operationalization
Question on anxiousness about things, using a symptoms 
list, including nervousness, headache, insomnia, 
excessive appetite, nightmares, loneliness, chest 
pains, bad appetite, or trembling hands.

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=-
unmarried employed males    : r = -.22 (ns)
unmarried employed females  : r = -.29 (05)
married employed males      : r = -.18 (05)
married employed females    : r = -.10 (ns)
married non-employed females: r = +.07 (ns)


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-bSelfreport on single question:

".....satisfaction with overall life....."
(Full questions not reported)
3 very satisfied
2 fairly satisfied
1 not satisfied
- NA


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
rPRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')
Type: test statistic.
Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [-1; +1]

Meaning:
r = 0 no correlation ,
r = 1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, and
r = -1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with low happiness values.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl