### Correlational finding on Happiness and Satisfaction with physical activitySubject code: A02ad04g

 Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1973 Title Social Indicators of Well-Being. Americans Perceptions of Life Quality. Source Plenum Press, 1976, New York, USA Public 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/3 Sample Probability area sample Non-Response 26% Respondents N = 1433

 Correlate Author's label Satisfaction with physical work Page in Source 156 Our classification Satisfaction with physical activity, code A02ad04g Operationalization ```Closed question: "How do you feel about the amount of physical work and exercise in your life?" Rated on a 7-point scale: terrible/ unhappy/ mostly dissatisfied/ mixed/ mostly satisfied/ pleased/ delighted ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r=+.28

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a Selfreport on single question:"Here is a picture of a ladder. At the bottom of the ladder is the worst life you might reasonably expect to have. At the top is the best life you might expect to have. Of course, life from week to week falls somewhere in between. Where was your life most of the time during the past year?"[ 9 ] best life you might expect to have[ 8 ][ 7 ][ 6 ][ 5 ][ 4 ][ 3 ] [ 2 ] [ 1 ] worst life you might expect to have Name: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating (modified version)

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