# 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
Today's mood
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: "Most people's moods change from day to day; How do you feel today? A lot worse than usual, somewhat worse than usual, about as usual, somewhat better than usual, a lot better than usual?"

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a = +.13 O-DT asked thrice during the interview:
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
O-DT asked first : r=+.10
O-DT asked second: r=+.20
O-DT asked third : r=+.10
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a = +.10 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a = +.10 O-GBB-u-sq-c-9-a = +.10 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa = -.10 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b = +.10 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.20 Index of positive affects: r=+.20
Index of negative affects: r=-.10