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Correlational findings

Study Block & Zautra (1981): study US Arizona 1979

Public:
General public, 3 cities, Arizona, USA, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 537
Non Response:
11 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 5 questions:
'During the past few weeks did you ever
feel..'
-particularly excited or interested in
something
-proud because someone complimented you
on something you had done
-pleased about having accomplished some-
thing
-on top of the world
-that things were going your way

Part of Bradburn (1965) 'Affect Balance Scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.41 p < .001