### Correlational finding on Happiness and Self-perceived healthSubject code: H14ab02

 Study Michalos & Zumbo (2002): study CA Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan 1999 Title Healthy Days, Healthy Satisfaction and Satisfacton with the Overall Quality of Life. Source Social Indicators Research, 2002, Vol. 59, 321 - 338 DOI DOI: 10.1023/A:1019601213926 Public Adults, general public, British Columbia, Canada, 1999 Sample Probability simple random sample Non-Response Respondents N = 1468

 Correlate Author's label General Health Page in Source 324 Our classification Self-perceived health, code H14ab02 Operationalization ```Would you say that in general your health is (a) excellent (b) very good (c) good (d) fair (e) poor Please circle letter indicating the state of your health ``` Observed distribution M = 2.4

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks O-SQL-u-sq-n-7-a r=+.36 p < .01

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text O-SQL-u-sq-n-7-a Selfreport on single question:On a 7-point scale from 1 indicating 'very satisfied and 7 indicating 'very dissatisfied', how would you rate your level of satisfaction with your overall quality of life?1 very dissatisfied234567 very satisfied

Appendix 2: Statistics used
 Symbol Explanation r PRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')Type: test statistic.Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metricRange: [-1; +1]Meaning:r = 0 « no correlation ,r = 1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, andr = -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