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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
Overall happiness
Our Classification
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

This question was asked twice. The interval was about 8 to 12 minutes.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa mr = +.55 O-DT asked first: r=+.55
O-DT asked last : r=+.54
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.59 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b mr = +.71 O-DT asked first: r=+.68
O-DT asked last : r=+.74
O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b r = +.77 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a mr = +.45 O-DT asked first: r=+.44
O-DT asked last : r=+.45
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.48 O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a mr = +.65 O-DT asked first: r=+.64
O-DT asked last : r=+.66
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.70 O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a mr = +.50 O-DT asked first: r=+.50
O-DT asked last : r=+.49
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a r = +.53 M-FH-u-sq-t-101-a mr = +.50 O-DT asked first: r=+.51
O-DT asked last : r=+.49
M-FH-u-sq-t-101-a r = +.53