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Correlational findings

Study Headey & Wearing (1981): study AU AU Victoria 1978

Public:
Adults, general public, Melbourne, Australia, 1978-1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
31 respondents surveyed in 1978, to be re-surveyed in January 1981 were interviewed in-depth in December 1980/January 1981 by a qualified psychologist

Correlate

Authors's label
In-depth interview
Our Classification
Operationalization
In-depths interview by a qualified psychologist involving open questions and probes about various topics, such as activities, friendships, sources of self-fullfiment and life-satisfaction. Transcripts of the interviews were then scored by two coders, who were unaware of the surveys results.

The coders scored life-satisfaction using the 1-9 Delighted-Terrible scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = +.43 p < .05 Self-rating (from survey) by coder(1)-rating (from interview) both on the same 1-9 D-T scale O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = +.33 ns Self-rating (from survey) by coder(2)-rating (from interview) both on the same 1-9 D-T scale