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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
Terminal values
Our Classification
Operationalization
18-item inventory (Terminal Values Scale; see Rokeach, 1968)
Values rated for importance in two ways:
- absolute importance (7 point scale)
- relative importance (rankorder)

a. A comfortable life
b. An exciting life
c. A sense of accomplishment
d. A world at peace
e. A world of beauty
f. Equality
g. Family security
h. Freedom
i. Happiness
j. Inner harmony
k. Mature love
l. National security
m. Pleasure
n. Salvation
o. Self-respect
p. Social recognition
q. True friendship
r. Wisdom

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns a.A comfortale life, absolute:
- males:   +.23 (ns)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.03 ns a.A comfortable life, relative:
- males:   +.32 (ns)  
- females: -.11 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.00 ns b.An exciting life, absolute:
- males:   +.23 (ns)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.14 ns b.An exciting life, relative:
- males:   +.40 (05)
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.10 ns c.A sense of accomplishment, absolute:
- males:   -.01 (ns)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.22 p < .05 c.A sense of accomplishment, relative:
- males:   -.19 (ns)
- females: -.28 (05)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.16 ns d.A world at peace, absolute:
- males:   +.00 (ns)  
- females: +.21 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.00 ns d.A world at peace, relative:
- males:   +.00 (ns)
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.00 ns e.A world of beauty, absolute:
- males:   +.14 (ns)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.00 ns e.A world of beauty, relative:
- males:   -.01 (ns)
- females: +.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns f.Equality, absolute:
- males:   -.23 (ns)  
- females: +.22 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns f.Equality, relative:
- males:   -.00 (ns)
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.10 ns g.Family security, absolute:
- males:   +.17 (ns)
- females: +.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns g.Family security, relative:
- males:   +.35 (05)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns h.Freedom, absolute:
- males:   -.18 (ns)
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns h.Freedom, relative:
- males:   -.35 (05)
- females: +.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.13 ns i.Happiness, absolute:
- males:   +.01 (ns)
- females: +.19 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.15 ns i.Happiness, relative:
- males:   +.17 (ns)
- females: +.18 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns j.Inner harmony, absolute:
- males:   -.20 (ns)
- females: -.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns j. Inner harmony, relative:
- males:   -.27 (ns)
- females: +.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.12 ns k.Mature love, absolute:
- males:   -.23 (ns)
- females: -.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.13 ns k.Mature love, relative:
- males:   -.18 (ns)
- females: -.09 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.12 ns l.National security, absolute:
- males:   +.17 (ns)
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.13 ns l. National security, relative:
- males:   +.01 (ns)
- females: -.19 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.15 ns m.Pleasure, absolute:
- males:   +.30 (05)
- females: +.01 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns m.Pleasure, relative:
- males:   +.26 (ns)
- females: -.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.02 ns n.Salvation, absolute:
- males:   -.24 (ns)
- females: +.14 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.01 ns n.Salvation, relative:
- males:   -.37 (05)
- females: +.26 (05)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.07 ns o.Self-respect,
- Positive among males
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.11 ns o.Self-respect,
- Negative among females
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.00 ns p.Social recognition, absolute:
- males:   +.21 (ns)
- females: -.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.00 ns p.Social recognition, relative:
- males:   +.01 (ns)
- females: -.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.16 ns q.True friendship, absolute:
- males:   +.01 (ns)
- females: +.32 (05)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.19 p < .05 q.True friendship, relative:
- males:   +.22 (ns)
- females: +.13 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns r.Wisdom, absolute:
- males:   -.30 (ns)
- females: +.00 (ns)
A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.00 ns r.Wisdom, relative:
- males:   -.41 (05)
- females: +.17 (ns)