Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: Satisfaction with multiple domains of life

StudyMcAdams & Lucas (2012): study GB 1996
TitleThe Role of Domain Satisfaction in Explaining the Paradoxical Association Between Life Satisfaction and Age.
SourceSocial lndicator Research, 2012, Vol.109, 295 -303
URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-011-9903-9
PublicAdults, 16-93, United Kingdom, 1996-2004
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =24094

Correlate
Author's labelAggregated domain satisfactions
Page in Source 298-300
Our classificationSatisfaction with multiple domains of life
Operationalization
Age-related trajectory for life-satisfaction and domain 
satisfaction:
Average of 8 domain satisfactions:
A- Health
B- Income
C- House
D- Spouse
E- Job
F-  Social life
G- Amount of leisure
H- Use of leisure

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-er=+
The age-related trajectory of life satisfaction 
and combined domain satisfaction is very similar, 
see Fig 1.
r is not reported as an association measure by the 
author.
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Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-eSelfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1 not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7 completely 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