- 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
- N = 222
- Non Response:
Using highly structured questionnaires.
- Authors's Label
- Weighted feelings about aspects of life
- Our Classification
- Regression weighted sum of possible answers to closed question: "Here is a circle and we can imagine that it represents your life. The pie slices are parts of your life. There are eight slices, so let's imagine that you can divide your life up into eight parts. Now put a plus sign (+) in those slices that are good parts of your life (answer A). Put a zero (0) in those slices that are neutral parts of your life (answer B). And, put a minus sign (-) in those slices that are bad parts of your life (answer C). Put some mark in every slice."
Measure: 50.321 + (1.492*A) - (2.591*C)
Observed Relation with Happiness
at the beginning, in the middle and at the end.
O-DT asked first : r=+.40
O-DT asked second: r=+.40
O-DT asked third : r=+.40
Index of negative affects: r=-.20