Correlational finding on Happiness and Sex (male vs female)
Subject code: G01aa

StudyDe Castro et al. (2007): study ES Madrid 2004
TitlePsychological Well-Being in Adults Transplanted in Childhood.
SourcePediatric Transplantation, 2007, Vol. 11, 272 - 278
URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17430482
DOIDOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2006.00648.x
Public18-22 aged transplant patients, Spain, 2004
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =24

Correlate
Author's labelSexe
Page in Source 274
Our classificationSex (male vs female), code G01aa
Operationalization
1 male
0 female
Observed distributionN:male 8; female 16

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-aDM=-
Male         M=25.75
Female       M=28.16
-difference  -2.4


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-aSelfreport on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported.

A nervous
B distressed
C afraid
D jittery
E irritable
F upset
G scared
H exited
I ashamed
J guilty
K hostile
L active
M determined
N inspired
O enthusiastic
P alert
Q attentive
R proud
S strong
T interested

Rated:
1: slightly/not at all
.
.
5 extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): A to K
Positive affect score (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
DMDIFFERENCE of MEANS
Type: descriptive statistic only.
Measurement level: Correlate: dichotomous, Happiness: metric
Range: depending on the happiness rating scale of the author; range symmetric about zero.

Meaning: the difference of the mean happiness, as measured on the author's rating scale, between the two correlate levels.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl