- 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
- N = 222
- Non Response:
Using highly structured questionnaires.
- Authors's label
- Highest happiness in past year Ladder: best
- Our Classification
- Closed question rated on a graphic scale: "Where on the ladder was your best week in the past year - on which rung would you put it?"
Rated on a 9-point scale ranging from best life (9) to worst life (0).
Observed Relation with Happiness
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
Correlations with 'best week' (asked once):
O-DT asked first : r=+.30
O-DT asked second: r=+.20
O-DT asked third : r=+.30