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Correlational findings

Study Hedley (1981): study AU 1977

Public:
Shop-floor workers in four metropolitan areas, south-eastern Australia, 1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1486
Non Response:
42%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's label
life better than expected
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question:
Compared with when you left school,would you say your life is....
1: really bad
2: not quite as good as expected
3: about the same as you expected
4: a little better than you expected
5: better than you expected
6: much better than you expected

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a G = +.71 O-LWL-u-sq-v-4-a G = +.61