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Correlational findings

Study Cherlin & Reeder (1975): study US Los Angeles County, California 1972

Public:
Adults, general public, Los Angeles County, USA, 1972-1973
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
20% in 1972 and 23% in 1973.
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Need for help with emotional problems or family troubles
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: 'During the past year did you ever feel that you could use some help in dealing with emotional problems or family troubles?'
never/ not very often/ sometimes/ often

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.25 p < .001 Computed for 1973 data only:
Index of Positive Affects: r = +.01 (ns)
Index of Negative Affects: r = +.40 (001)