### Correlational finding on Happiness and Concern about sexSubject code: S03ac01

 Study Cameron (1975): study US 1970 Title Mood as an Indicant of Happiness: Age, Sex, Social Class and Situational Differences. Source Journal of Gerontology, 1975, Vol. 30, 216 - 224 Public College students, Detroit, USA, 197? Sample Non-probability chunk sample Non-Response ? Respondents N = 187

 Correlate Author's label Frequency of thinking about sex Page in Source 218/220 Our classification Concern about sex, code S03ac01 Operationalization ```Time sampling, the questions asked 21 times during 10 weeks: "Were you thinking about sex?", and "If you were thinking about a person, was he your or the opposite sex?" ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a r= ```Thinking about sex: Happy mood: r=+.29 (001) Neutral mood: r=-.21 (01) Unhappy mood: r=+.15 (01) Thinking about person of opposite sex: Happy mood: r=+.49 (001) Neutral mood: r=-.31 (001) Unhappy mood: r=+.04 ns Happiness assessed by time sampling. Correlations concern frequency of report of happy, neutral or sad mood. ```

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a Selfreport on single question, asked 21 times in a period of 10 weeks (experience sampling)How would you characterize your mood or impulse of the last instant....?3 happy2 neutral1 sadSummation: average of 21 scores.

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