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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
Ability to do thingsoneself to increase satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question rated on an 11-point self-anchoring scale; "To what extent do you feel there is a good deal you can do yourself to make your life hap- pier and more satisfying than it is, as contrasted to the feeling that there isn't very much you can do about it yourself?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.29