- 20-80 aged, general public, metropolitan St. Louis area, USA, 197?
- N = 120
- Non Response
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's Label
- Control rating
- Our Classification
- Botwinick and Storandt, Memory related functions and age, 1973, p.49.
- The control rating scale was in the form of a horizontal line 5,5 inches long. Diagonal slash marks equally spaced across the line were numbered 0 through 10, like this:
/ / / / / / / / / / /
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
None Medium Excellent
Instructions to the subject read:
On the scale, 10 indicates excellent control, 5 medium control and 0 no control. What degree of control do you feel you have over things? Circle a number and tell me.