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Correlational findings

Study Gurin et al. (1960): study US 1957

Public:
21+ aged, general public, USA,1957
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2460
Non Response:
13%; 5% not at home, 8% refusals
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview at home

Correlate

Authors's Label
Perceived sources ofunhappiness
Our Classification
Remarks
If a specific source of dissatisfaction is men- tioned more often by the 'very happy' than by the 'not too happy' a positive relationship is assum- ed, if reversed a negative one.
Operationalization
Open-ended question: "What are some of the things you're not too happy about these days?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = - - Children O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = - - Marriage O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = ±0 - Economic and material factors O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = - - Health