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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 assesment methods
Questionnaires administered in class and daily records kept at home during 28 days

Correlate

Authors's Label
Expected improvementof life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Actual difference in scores on ques- tions on satisfaction with life now, and expected satisfaction 5 years from now (Cantril present and future perso- nal ratings; see Cantril 1965).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = -.11 ns See also second instrument in excerpt (Part II), and under 'Future Happiness' (Part III, H 1.5).
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = -.74 p < .01 See also under "Future Happiness" (H 1.5)