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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
Wish to change life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: "Considering how your life is going, would you like to continue much the same way, change some parts of it, or change may parts of it?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a mr = -.37 O-DT asked thrice during the interview:  
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
O-DT asked first : r=-.40
O-DT asked second: r=-.30
O-DT asked third : r=-.40
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a r = -.40 C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = -.20 O-GBB-u-sq-c-9-a r = -.20 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=-.20
Index of negative affects: r=+.30