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

StudyFernandez Ballesteros (1998): study ES 1993
TitleQuality of Life: The Differential Conditions.
SourcePsychology in Spain, 1998, Vol. 2, 57 - 65
URLhttp://www.psychologyinspain.com/content/reprints/1998/7.htm
Public65+ aged, Spain, 199?
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =1014

Correlate
Author's labelGender
Page in Source 63
Our classificationSex (male vs female), code G01aa
Operationalization
1:male
0:female
Observed distributionLiving in own homes males: 210; females: 297 Living in public residences males: 105; females: 151 Living in private residences males: 99; females: 152

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SL?-c-sq-*-0-aDM=+ s
women compared to men presented significantly 
lower scores in life satisfaction


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SL?-c-sq-*-0-aSelfreport on single question:

".....satisfaction with life ....."
Full question not reported

Response options: not reported


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