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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
Happiness
Our Classification
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall happiness by overall happiness O-HL by O-HL
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall happiness by overall happiness O-HL by O-SL
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall happiness by overall happiness O-HL by O-DT
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall happiness by overall happiness O-HL by O-further
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall happiness by overall happiness O-SL by O-DT
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall Happiness and Hedonic Affect-level O-HL by A-AB
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
 How do you feel about how happy you are.....?
 7  delighted
 6  pleased
 5  mostly satisfied
 4  mixed (about equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
 3  mostly
 2  unhappy
 1  terrible

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.57 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.50 O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.47 O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.63 O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a r = +.55 O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a r = +.49 M-FH-u-sq-t-101-a r = +.39 M-FH-u-sq-t-101-a r = +.50 O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.55 O-DT twice during the interview with and interval of about 10 minutes
 Correlation with O-HL (asked once)
 O-DT asked first: r=+.55
 O-DT asked last : r=+.54
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a mr = +.71 O-DT twice during the interview with and interval of about 10 minutes
 Correlation with O-HL (asked once):
 - O-DT asked first: r=+.68
 - O-DT asked last : r=+.74