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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
Happiness relative to neighbor
Our Classification
Operationalization
Difference between:
a perceived happiness of neighbor
b own happiness
Both rated on a 7-point scale:
1 terrible
2 unhappy
3 mostly dissatified
4 mixed
5 mostly satisfied
6 pleased
7 delighted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a DM = + Estimate for neighbor: M=5.12  Mt'=6.90
Own rating           : M=5.42  Mt'=7.40
- difference:            +.30      +.50

No correlation reported