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Correlational findings

Study Keyes (1998): study US Wisconsin 1994

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Dane County, Wisconsin USA, 1994
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 373
Non Response:
37%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Anomie Scale
Our Classification
Operationalization
3-item index
1. Most public officials are not really interested in the problems of the average person
2. The lot of the average person is getting worse not better
3. It is not fair to bring children into the world with the way things look for the future
Responses scored yes (1) or no (0)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-m-sq-v-4-a r = -.18 p < .01 O-SLu-h-sq-v-4-a r = -.16 p < .01