### Correlational finding on Happiness and (post)-materialismSubject code: V02ab01c

 Study Schulz et al. (1985): study AT 1984 Title Lebensqualität in Österreich. (Quality of Life in Austria). Source Report Institut für Soziologie der Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Wien, 1985, Vienna, Austria Public 16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1984 Sample Probability multi-stage random Non-Response Respondents N = 1776

 Correlate Author's label Postmaterial attitude Page in Source 48,T32 Our classification (post)-materialism, code V02ab01c Operationalization ```Six item index of direct questions on postmaterial attitude (Inglehart, 1977) ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a r=+.01

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Selfreport on 3 questions:A When you consider your present life as-a-whole, would you say you are....? 5 very happy 4 fairly happy 3 rather happy than unhappy 2 rather unhappy than happy 1 very unhappy - DK/NAB When you consider your present life as-a-whole, would you say you are.....? 5 very satisfied 4 fairly satisfied 3 rather satisfied than dissatisfied 2 rather dissatisfied than satisfied 1 fairly dissatisfied - DK/NAC How do you feel right now? Is your well-being.....? 5 very high 4 high 3 moderate 2 rather low 1 very low - DK/NASummation: The summed scores were divided in three strata: low, medium and high quality of life

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