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Correlational findings

Study Ferriss (2002): study US 1972

Public:
18 + aged, general public, United States, 1972-1996
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 34706
Non Response:
0,7%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
World is good (vs evil)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question
World is ...
1: evil
2
3
4
5
6
7: good

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = +                M        SD
1:Evil        2,11     0,70
2:            2,10     0,61
3:            2,09     0,59
4:            2,16     0,61
5:            2,21     0,57
6:            2,27     0,59
7:Good        2,29     0,65
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.08 ns O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa BMCT = 3<4<5<6,7