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Correlational findings

Study Gorman (1971): study US 1970

Public:
Undergraduate students, Nassau Community College, USA, 1970
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 67
Non Response:
4%, 3% refusal, 1% incomplete information
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Questionnaires administered in class and daily records kept at home during 28 days

Correlate

Authors's label
Tranquility vs anxiety
Our Classification
Operationalization
Wessman & RIcks Tranquility vs Anxiety Scale, scored each night for lowest, average and highest mood experienced that day during one month.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = + p < .01 The means of the lowest, average and highest daily scores were correlated with the mean average score on the Elation-Depression Scale.

Daily highest:  r = +.75 (01)
Daily average:  r = +.86 (01)
Daily lowest :  r = +.69 (01)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + p < .05 Analysis on the basis of the mean lowest, average and highest daily scores.

Daily highest:  r = +.30 (05)
Daily average:  r = +.30 (05)
Daily lowest :  r = +.25 (05)