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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
Worries
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: "Most people worry more or less about some things. Would you say you never worry, worry a little, worry sometimes, worry a lot, or worry all the time?"
Rated on a 5-point scale ranging from never worry (5) to worry all the time (1)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a mr = -.27 O-DT asked thrice during the interview:
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
O-DT asked first : r=-.30
O-DT asked second: r=-.30
O-DT asked third : r=-.20
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a r = -.30 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = -.20 O-GBB-u-sq-c-9-a r = -.30 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.30 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b r = +.40 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.40 Index of positive affects: r=-.00
Index of negative affects: r=+.40