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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
Happiness compared to others Circles: R-others
Our Classification
Operationalization
Difference in reponse to two direct questions:
a "Which circle do you think comes closest to matching your life?"
b "Which circle do you think would be chosen most often by people in this country?"
Rated on a 9-point scale ranging from a 8-plus-circle (8) to a 8-minus-circle (0)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a mr = +.20 O-DT asked thrice during the interview:
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
O-DT asked first : r=+.20
O-DT asked second: r=+.20
O-DT asked third : r=+.20
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a r = +.20 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.20 O-GBB-u-sq-c-9-a r = +.50 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.20 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b r = +.20 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.20