Correlational finding on Happiness and Trend average happiness in era
Subject code: E03ab01

StudyTambyah & Tan (2014a): study PH 2004
TitleSubjective Well-Being in ASEAN
SourceMichalos, A.C. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Wellbeing and Quality of Life Research, 2014, Springer, New York
Publicworking age (20-26), Philippines, 2004
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Non-Response
Respondents N =800

Correlate
Author's labelTrend in average happiness 2004 to 2007
Page in Source 6444
Our classificationTrend average happiness in era, code E03ab01
Operationalization
Average happiness in
1 2004
2 2007

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-pDM=-
Philippines 2004 M = 3,96
Philippines 2007 M = 4,20
- difference         -,24


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-pSelfreport on single question:

All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5 very happy
4 quite happy
3 neither happy nor unhappy
2 not too unhappy
1 very unhappy


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