- 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
- N = 222
- Non Response:
Using highly structured questionnaires.
- Authors's label
- Lowest happiness in the past year Ladder: worst
- Our Classification
- Closed question rated on a graphic scale: "Where on the ladder was your worst week - on which rung?"
Rated on a 9-point graphic scale ranging from best life (9) to worst life (1)
Observed Relation with Happiness
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
Correlations with 'worst week' (asked once):
O-DT asked first : r=+.30
O-DT asked second: r=+.30
O-Dt asked third : r=+.30