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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
Joy in life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on specific feelings about life: "I think my life disgusted
...enjoying".
Rated on a 7-point scale ranging from positive (7) to negative (1)

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.
O-DT asked first : r=+.50
O-DT asked second: r=+.50
O-DT asked third : r=+.40
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a r = +.40 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.30 O-GBB-u-sq-c-9-a r = +.40 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.40 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b r = +.50 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.40 Index of positive affects: r=+.20
Index of negative affects: r=-.30