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Correlational findings

Study Constantinople (1965): study US 1965

Public:
College students, University of Rochester, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 952
Non Response:
30% (take home questionnaire).
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaires completed in c lass and at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with university
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Closed question on satisfaction with    one's experience as a student at the
   University of Rochester, rated on a
   7-point graphic scale extremely dis-
   satisfied / neither satisfied nor
   dissatisfied / extremely satisfied.

2. Direct yes/no question: 'Given the
   same alternatives, would you again
   choose to come to the University of
   Rochester?'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-cy-sq-v-10-a DM = + p < .01 1. The happy students had a mean score of 5.5 and    the unhappy a score of 3.7 A-AOL-cy-sq-v-10-a D% = +                 
               
            
             
                
2. 71% of the happy students and 37.5% of the
   unhappy students responded affirmatively.

   The 16 most happy and the 16 most unhappy stu-
   dents in each of 8 sex/class groups (N=256)
   were compared.