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Correlational findings

Study Fordyce (1972): study US 1971

Public:
University students, USA, 1971
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 86
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And content analysis

Correlate

Authors's label
Instrumental values
Our Classification
Operationalization
Values rated for importance in two ways:
- absolute importance (7 points scale)
- relative importance (rankorder)
a. Ambitious
b. Broadminded
c. Capable
d. Cheerful
e. Clean
f. Courageous
g. Forgiving
h. Helpful
i. Honest
j. Imaginative
k. Independent
l. Intellectual
m. Logical
n. Loving
o. Obedient
p. Polite
q. Responsible
r. Self-controlled

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.00 ns a Ambitious, absolute:
- males:   -.14 (ns)
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns a Ambitious, relative:
- males:   -.19 (ns)
- females: -.20 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.00 ns b Broadminded, absolute:
- males:   -.31 (10)
- females: +.10 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns b Broadminded, relative:
- males:   -.00 (ns)
- females: +.11 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns c Capable, absolute:
- males:   +.00 (ns)  
- females: -.13 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns c Capable, relative:
- males:   +.23 (ns)  
- females: -.29 (05)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.23 p < .05 d Cheerful, absolute:
- males:   +.22 (ns)  
- females: +.28 (05)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.39 p < .01 d Cheerful, relative:
- males:   +.50 (01)  
- females: +.38 (01)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.11 ns e Clean, absolute:
- males:   +.12 (ns)  
- females: +.12 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.15 ns e Clean, relative:
- males:   +.29 (10)  
- females: +.12 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns f Courageous, absolute:
- males:   +.00 (ns)  
- females: +.07 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns f Courageous, relative:
- males:   +.00 (ns)  
- females: +.11 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.12 ns g Forgiving, absolute:
- males:   -.19 (ns)  
- females: +.30 (10)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.15 ns g Forgiving, relative:
- males:   -.22 (ns)  
- females: +.36 (05)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns h Helpful, absolute:
- males:   -.26 (ns)  
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns h Helpful, relative:
- males:   -.10 (ns)  
- females: -.13 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.07 ns i Honest, absolute:
- males:   -.00 (ns)  
- females: +.15 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.19 p < .10 i Honest, relative:
- males:   +.23 (ns)  
- females: +.17 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.17 ns j Imaginative, absolute:
- males:   -.18 (ns)
- females: -.18 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.00 ns j Imaginative, relative:
- males:   +.00 (ns)
- females: -.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns k Independent, absolute:
- males:   -.17 (ns)
- females: -.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.00 ns k Independent, relative:
- males:   -.11 (ns)
- females: +.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.22 p < .05 l Intellectual, absolute:
- males:   -.48 (01)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.19 p < .10 l Intellectual, relative:
- males:   -.38 (05)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.12 ns m Logical, absolute:
- males:   -.00 (ns)
- females: -.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.19 p < .10 m Logical, relative:
- males:   -.13 (ns)
- females: -.22 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.12 ns n Loving, absolute:
- males:   -.23 (ns)
- females: +.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.00 ns n Loving, relative:
- males:   -.21 (ns)
- females: +.17 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.08 ns o Obedient, absolute:
- males:   +.13 (ns)
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns o Obedient, relative:
- males:   +.01 (ns)
- females: -.18 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns o Polite, absolute:
- males:   +.01 (ns)
- females: +.10 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns p Polite, relative:
- males:   -.00 (ns)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.00 ns q Responsible, absolute:
- males:   +.00 (ns)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.12 ns q Responsible, relative:
- males:   +.01 (ns)
- females: -.26 (10)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.12 ns r Self-controlled, absolute:
- males:   -.45 (01)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.22 p < .05 r Self-controlled, relative:
- males:   -.35 (05)
- females: -.16 (ns)

Correlations with second indicator of happiness (type A-TH) are quite similar and for that reason not presented in this excerpt