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Correlational findings

Study Bachman et al. (1970): study US 1966

Public:
Public highschool boys followed 3 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-69
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1799
Non Response:
2.8% incomplete information in 1966
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interviews, test, teacher ratings.

Correlate

Authors's label
Preference for "a job that pays off"
Our Classification
Operationalization
6-item index of closed questions indi- cating preference for: steady job, learning new things, good chances for getting ahead, good pay, using one's skills, nice friendly people.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a r = +.21 p < .001