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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
Self-control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on 3 questions:
During the past month...
a. Have you been in firm control of your behavior, thought, emotions, or feelings?
b. Have you had any reason to wonder if you were losing your mind, or losing control over the way you act, talk, think, or feel, or of your memory?
c. Have you been feeling emotionally stable and sure of yourself?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.45 p < .01