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Correlational findings

Study Abrams & Hall (1972): study GB 1971

Public:
15+ aged, middle class, Britain, 1971
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 213
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Halfstructured questionnaire, using both open end and closed questions.

Correlate

Authors's label
Anomy
Our Classification
Operationalization
13-item index of statements rated on 5-point agree-disagree scales, measur- ing anomy and alienation (modified Srole - Cristie scale; see Srole et al., 1962).
Typical items are:' the average man is probably better off to-day than he ever was', 'most people don't really care what happens to the next person', and
'if you try hard enough you can usually get what you want'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-l-11-b r = -.32