Correlational finding on Happiness and UNCLASSIFIED
Subject code: X01

StudyRiley et al. (2003): study US 1996
TitleReliability and Validity of the SF-36 in HIV-infected Homeless and Marginal Housed Individuals.
SourceQuality of Life Research, 2003, Vol 12, 1051 - 1058
DOIDOI:10.1023/A:1026166021386
PublicHIV-infected homeless and marginally housed San Fransisco, USA, 2000.
SampleProbability simple random sample
Non-Response9,4%
Respondents N =330

Correlate
Author's labelno correlate
Our classificationUNCLASSIFIED, code X01
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-aa=


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-aSelfreport on single question:

During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person?
6 all of the time
5 most of the time
4 a good bit of the time
3 some of the time
2 a little of the time
1 none of the time

Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form)


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
aFACTOR LOADING
Type: descriptive statistic
A factor loading is the correlation coefficient between an observed variable and a factor in the underlying Factor Analysis Model.
Range: [-1, +1]

Meaning:
A high factor loading means that the factor is very similar to that observed variable.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl