Correlational findings

Study Crandall (1976): study US Ohio 1973

Adults, Toledo, USA, 1973
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 771
Non Response:
Questionnaire: paper
Self raters: in groups in several sessions at centrally located churches during July 1973; Other raters: by mail.


Authors's label
Life as a whole
Our Classification
Participants were asked permission to contact two or three people "who know you pretty well" and provide the adresses. These peers were contacted by mail and asked to rate how the participant felt in 14 areas of life and about life as a whole.

Life as a whole was rated using the same question on which participants had rated their own happiness:
How do you think X feels about his/her life as a whole?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.37 ns