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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
Social Acceptance
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents indicated (dis)agreement with the following statements: You think/believe/feel
a) Other people are unreliable (-)
b) People are kind (+)
c) People are selfcentered (-)
d) People are not trustworthy (-)
e) People only live for themselves (-)
f) People are more and more dishonest (-)
g) People care about each-other's problems (+)
Items with (-) are reverse scored on scale ranging from 1.strongly  2.moderately 3.slightly disagree 4.slightly 5.moderately 6.strongly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-m-sq-v-4-a r = +.21 p < .01 O-SLu-h-sq-v-4-a r = +.14 p < .01