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Correlational findings

Study Payne (1974): study GB 1972

Public:
Employed males, supervising jobs, England, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 192
Non Response:
4% incomplete.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interview and questionnaire administered at home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Having sufficient energy to do things one wants
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question:
0 no
1 yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-5-a G = Index of Positive Affects: G = -.45 (!)
Index of Negative Affects: G = -.27

Unexpected negative relationship with Index of Positive Affect acknowledged by author.

In Bradburn's sample of adults, urban areas, USA, (see BRADB 1969) the relationship was as follows:
Index of Positive Affects: G = -.39
Index of Negative Affects: G = +.13
Bradburn did not report these findings.