- 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
- N = 222
- Non Response:
Using highly structured questionnaires.
- Authors's label
- Overall happiness : Ladder: most ( E )
- Our Classification
- Selfreport on single question:
Here is a picture of a ladder. At the bottom of the ladder is the worst life you might reasonably expect to have. At the top is the best life you might expect to have. Of course, life from week to week falls somewhere in between. Where was your life most of the time during the past year?"
[ 9 ] best life you might expect to have
[ 8 ]
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[ 2 ]
[ 1 ] worst life you might expect to have
Observed Relation with Happiness
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
Correlation with C-BW (asked once):
O-DT asked first : r=+.40
O-DT asked second: r=+.50
O-DT asked third : r=+.40