# 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
Remarks
Happiness measure type O-DT Asked twice during the interview, at the beginning and at the end of the interview
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How do you feel about how happy you are.....?
7  delighted
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 = +.55 O-DT asked first: r=+.55
O-DT asked last : r=+.54
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa = +.59 O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b = +.71 O-DT asked first: r=+.68
O-DT asked last : r=+.74
O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b = +.77 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.45 O-DT asked first: r=+.44
O-DT asked last : r=+.45
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.48 O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a = +.65 O-DT asked first: r=+.64
O-DT asked last : r=+.66
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a = +.70 O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a = +.50 O-DT asked first: r=+.50
O-DT asked last : r=+.49
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a = +.53 M-FH-u-sq-t-101-a = +.50 O-DT asked first: r=+.51
O-DT asked last : r=+.49
M-FH-u-sq-t-101-a = +.53