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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: Seven-pt. happiness_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How do you feel how happy you are.....?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed (about equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
3  mostly
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a mr = +.67 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=+.70
O-DT asked second: r=+.70
O-DT asked third : r=+.60