Subject code: H07ab02h

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 | Mood |

Page in Source | 218/220 |

Our classification | A-ARE by A-ARE, code H07ab02h |

Operationalization | 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 happy 2 neutral 1 sad Summation: average of 21 scores. |

Observed Relation with Happiness | ||

Happiness Measure | Statistics | Elaboration/Remarks |

A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a | r=_.41 p < .001 | Frequency of happy mood by frequency of neutral mood |

A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a | r=-.35 p < .001 | Frequency of unhappy mood by frequency of neutral mood |

A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a | r= ns | Frequency of happy moods by frequency of unhappy moods |

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 happy 2 neutral 1 sad Summation: 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: 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. |

Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl