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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1973 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 222
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Using highly structured questionnaires.

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with safety
Our Classification
Operationalization
3-item index of questions "How do you
feel about....?"  
a how safe you feel in your neighborhood  
b your safety  
c how secure you are from people who might steal or destroy your property  

Rated on a 7-point scale: terrible/ unhappy/ mostly dissatisfied/ mixed/ mostly satisfied/ pleased/ delighted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.43 M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a r = +.36 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.26 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.33 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b r = +.36 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.23