Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: Extraverted

StudyVanOotegem & Verhofstadt (2015): study BE Flanders 2011
TitlePerceived Capabilities as an Aggregated Indicatorfor Well-Being.
SourceApplied Research in Quality of Life, 2015, Vol.10, 615 - 629.
URLhttp://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11482-014-9343-1/fulltext.html
DOIdoi: 10.1007/s11482-014-9343-1
PublicGeneral public, Flanders, Belgium, 2011+ 2012
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Non-Response
Respondents N =2990

Correlate
Author's labelPersonality trait 'extravert'
Page in Source table 5
Our classificationExtraverted
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
I consider myself extraverted
0  completely disagree
:
10 completely agree

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-hr=+.20 p < .01


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-hSelf-report on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
10 very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 very unsatisfied


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
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