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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: Three-pt. happiness_C
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a mr = +.47 O-DT asked thrice during the interview:
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end
Correlations with O-HL (asked once).
O-DT asked first : r=+.50
O-DT asked second: r=+.50
O-DT asked third : r=+.40