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

StudyAbdel-Khalek (2010a): study KW 2004
TitleReligiosity, Subjective Well-Being, and Neuroticism.
SourceMental Health, Religion and Culture, 2010, Vol. 13, 67 - 79.
URLhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13674670903154167?scroll=top&needAccess=true
DOIdoi: 10.1080/13674670903!54167
PublicStudents, Kuwait, 2004
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =487

Correlate
Author's labelSexe
Page in Source 73
Our classificationSex (male vs female), code G01aa
Operationalization
1: men
0: women

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-aDM=-
males::  M = 6.65  SD = 2.24
Females: M = 6.98  SD = 2.11
difference  -0.33
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-iDM=-
males:   M = 6.75 SD = 2.67
females: M = 7.39 SD = 2.29
difference  -0.64


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-aSelfreport on single question:

"Generally speaking, how (much) do you feel happy? What score do you give if we put ten for 'extremely happy, zero for extremely unhappy' and five for neither happy nor unhappy'?"
10 extremely happy
9
8
7
6
5 neither happy nor unhappy
4
3
2
1
0 extremely unhappy
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-iSelfreport on single question:

To what degree do you feel satisfied with your life in general?
10 maximum
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 minimum


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