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Correlational findings

Study Gall et al. (1997): study US 1971

Public
University students, USA, 1971
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
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Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
And content analysis

Correlate

Authors's Label
Relative affect balance_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ratio of number of happy moods over number of unhappy moods per day, as assessed for a period of three weeks assessed using the following questions:

A What percentage of the time you were awake today did you feel happy?"
B What percentage of the time did you feel unhappy?
C What percentage of the time did you feel neutral (neitherhappy nor unhappy)

Ss were told that the three percentages should add up to equal 100%.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.54 p < .01