# 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
Uniqueness of life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: "Imagine that the lines below represent piles of cards. Each pile has people whose lives are pretty similar. The person in Pile A below has a life like nobody else. People in Pile G have lifes like quite a lot of other people. In which pile would you put your life?"
(Scale categories showed 1, 3, 5, 8, 12, 20 and 29 members, respectively)

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a = -.03 O-DT asked thrice during the interview:
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
O-DT asked first : r=-.00
O-DT asked second: r=-.00
O-DT asked third : r=-.10
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a = +.00 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 = +.00 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.00 Index of positive affects: r=+.30
Index of negative affects: r=-.20