Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: A-AB by C-BW

StudyTsurumi et al. (2018): study JP Tokyo 2014
TitleGreenery and Subjective Well-Being: Assessing the Monetary Value of Greenery by Type.
SourceEcological Economics, 2018, Vol. 148, 152 - 169
URLhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921800917309503
Public20-83 aged, general public, Tokyo, Japan, 2014
SampleProbability stratified sample
Non-Response38%
Respondents N =2758

Correlate
Author's labelHappiness (Affect Balance)
Page in Source 154
Our classificationA-AB by C-BW
Operationalization
Selfreport on feelings during activities in the 
previous day (Day Reconstruction Method)

A  worried
B  rushed
C  irritated or angry
D  depressed
E  tense or stressed
F  calm or relaxed
G  enjoying

Rated:
1  not at all
2  a little
3  very much

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/5 - (F+G)/2

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-cr=+.58
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ccr=+.51
O-HL-g-sq-n-11-br=+.64


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-cSelfreport on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
O-HL-g-sq-n-11-bSelfreport on single question:

In general terms, how happy do you feel with your life?
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 very unhappy
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ccSelfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1 very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5 neutral
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied


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