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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
Delighted Terrible life
Our Classification
  • HAPPINESS: CORRESPONDENCE OF DIFFERENT MEASURES Overall happiness Overall happiness by overall happiness O-DT by O-DT
  • INTERVIEW Questioning Sequence of items
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question, asked twice in interview:
 How do you feel about your life as a whole......?
 7  delighted
 6  pleased
 5  mostly satisfied
 4  mixed
 3  mostly dissatisfied
 2  unhappy
 1  terrible

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.71