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Correlational findings

Study Ryff & Keyes (1995): study US 1990

Public:
25+ aged, USA, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1108
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Autonomy
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 3 items rated on a 6-point scale ranging from completely disagree to completely agree.
-High scorers: are self-determining and independent; able to resist social pressures to think and act in certain ways; regulate behavior from within; evaluate self by personal standards.
-Low scorers: are concerned about the expectations and evaluations of others; rely on judgments of others to make important decisions; conform to social pressures to think and act in certain ways.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-4-b r = +.08 p < .00 C-BW-?-sq-?-11-a r = +.12 p < .00