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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /2

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, Nov 1972
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1072
Non Response:
38%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with opportunity to change things
Our Classification
  • FREEDOM Attitudes to freedom Satisfaction with opportunity to change things
  • LIFE APPRAISALS: OTHER THAN HAPPINESS Aspect judgements of one's life as a whole Single aspect evaluations (on criteria of good life) In control (vs drifting)
Operationalization
Closed question: "How do you feel about the opportunity to change things around that you don't like?"
 Rated on a 7-point scale: terrible/ unhappy/ mostly dissatisfied/ mixed/ mostly satisfied/ pleased/ delighted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks