Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: Pace of life in nation

StudyGarhammer (2002): study ZZ Developed nations 1999
TitlePace of Life and Enjoyment of Life.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2002, Vol. 3, 217 - 256
DOIDOI:10.1023/A:1020676100938
Public16+ aged, general public, 16 modern nations, 1996-1999
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =240000

Correlate
Author's labelTime pressure at work
Page in Source 238
Our classificationPace of life in nation
Operationalization
Selfreport on 2 questions
a: Does your job involve working at very high speed?
b: Does your job involve working to tight deadlines?
Rated
1 = all the time
:
4= around half of the tim
 5 = around 1/4 of the time
7 = never
Remarks
Data taken from 3rd European Survey on Working 
Conditions Items: Q.21
Rating reversed by WDH-team den

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ar=+.50 p < .08
AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE time pressure in 16 
developed nations
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Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aSelfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1 dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 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