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Correlational findings

Study Brook et al. (1979): study US Dakota County, Minnesota 1972

Public:
Heads of households, Dayton , USA, 1972-1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3441
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive well-being
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on 4 questions:
During the past month...
a. How have you been feeling in general?
b. How happy, satisfied, or pleased have you been with your personal life?
c. Has your daily life been full of things that were interesting to you?
d. Have you felt cheerful, lighthearted?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.50 p < .01