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Correlational findings

Study Meredith (1984): study US 1982

Public
16+ aged, recent refugees from Laos, USA, 1982
Sample
Respondents
N = 145
Non Response
0%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire filled out anonimously in presence of interviewer

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with self
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of closed questions, measured on a 7-point Delighted-Terrible scale: How do you feel about:
- what you are accomplishing in your life?
- how interesting or exciting your life is?
- the extent to which you are improving yourself?
- the sense of direction or purpose you have in your life?
- the control you have over what happens in your life?
- the way you handle problems that come up in your life?
- yourself?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.57 p < .01 O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.52 ß controlled for:
- optimism
- perceived control
- atisfaction with USA
- satisfaction with leisure.