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Correlational findings

Study Cantril (1965): study ZZ 1960

Public:
20+ aged general public, 14 countries, ±1960
Survey name:
Cantril World Survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 18653
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
by native interviewer

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive evaluation of present national situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question rated on an 11-point self-anchoring scale:
"Suppose your greatest hopes for (name of country) are at the top, your worst fears at the bottom. Where would you put (name of country) on the ladder at the present time?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.55 p < .05 Stronger in countries were political changes took place recently (p. 223).