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Correlational findings

Study Veroff et al. (1981): study US 1976

Public:
21+ aged, general public, USA, 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2264
Non Response:
29%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Sources of worry
Our Classification
Operationalization
Open-ended question: "What kind of things do you worry about?".
Sources mentioned:
a. Economic and material
b. Children
c. Marriage
d. Other interpersonal
e. Job
f. Own health
g. Family's health
h. Independence
i. Personal characteristics
j. Community, national and world
   problems

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = ns
      1957       1976

a.    +.09       +.20
b.    +.10       +.08
c.    +.06       +.05
d.    +.06       +.01
e.    +.05       +.14
f.    +.08       +.04
g.    +.11       -.01
h.     -          -
i.    +.06       +.05
j.    +.02       +.01