Correlational finding on Happiness and Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Subject code: L04ad02

StudyBränholm et al. (1991): study SE 1986
TitleOn Work and Life Satisfaction.
SourceJournal of Rehabilitation Science, 1991, Vol. 4, 29 - 34
Public25-55 aged, vocationally actives, Umea, Northern Sweden, 1986/87
SampleProbability stratified sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =163

Correlate
Author's labelSatisfaction with domains of life
Page in Source 103
Our classificationSatisfaction with multiple domains of life, code L04ad02
Operationalization
Single question:"How satisfactory are these different 
aspects of your life?"
a. My ability to self care (dressing, hygiene, 
transfers, etc)
b. My leisure situation
c. My vocational situation
d. My financial situation
e. My sexuel life
f. My partnership relation
g. My family life
h. My contacts with friends

Each rated on a 6 step scale;
1 very dissatisfying
2 dissatisfying
3 rather dissatisfying
4 rather satisfying
5 satisfying
6 very satisfying

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-adc=<.20
Ability to selfcare
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-adc=<.20
Leisure situation
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-adc=.30
vocational situation
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-adc=.30
financial situation
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-adc=<.20
sexual life
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-adc=.40
partnership relation
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-adc=.30
family life
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-adc=.20
contacts with friends


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-aSelfreport on single question:

"How satisfying are these different aspects of your life? Indicate the number which best suits your situation. Life as a whole is....."
1 very dissatisfying
2 dissatisfying
3 rather dissatisfying
4 rather satisfying
5 satisfying
6 very satisfying

This item was followed by eight questions on life domain satisfactions.


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
dcDISCRIMINANT COEFFICIENT
Seldom used in happiness research. See excerpted report for further reference.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl