Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: Attitudes to family-life

StudyDeen et al. (2005): study NL 2005
TitleHet Geluk van Werkend Nederland 2005. (The Happiness of Working People in the Netherlands in 2005).
SourceProjectpaper I0164 Motivaction i.o.o.Randstad (Temp Agency), 2005, Amsterdam, Netherlands
URLhttps://worlddatabaseofhappiness-archive.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/deen_n_2005.pdf
Public16-64 aged workers, The Netherlands, 2005
SampleProbability systematic sample
Non-Response?
Respondents N =3202

Correlate
Author's labelSatisfaction with stability in private living situation
Page in Source 12,38,39
Our classificationAttitudes to family-life
Operationalization
Selfreport of satisfaction with stability in private 
life:
Rated 1 very dissatisfied to 5 very satisfied
Observed distribution(very) dissatisfied: 11%; neutral : 23%; (very) satisfied: 66%

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-HP-u-sq-n-10-aDM=+
dissatisfied: M=5,6
satisfied:    M=7,6
O-HP-u-sq-n-10-ar=+.48


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-HP-u-sq-n-10-aSelfreport on single question:

To what degree you consider yourself as a happy person?
1 very unhappy
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very happy


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.
rPRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')
Type: test statistic.
Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [-1; +1]

Meaning:
r = 0 no correlation ,
r = 1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, and
r = -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