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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /2

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, Nov 1972
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1072
Non Response:
38%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with life as a whole_I
Our Classification
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall happiness by overall happiness O-HL by O-SL
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
 In general, how satisfying do you find the way you're spending your life these days? Would you call it:
 3 Completely satisfying
 2 Pretty satisfying
 1 Not very satisfying

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.55 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b r = +.49