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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1973

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/3
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1433
Non Response:
26%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with amount of fun
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: "How do you feel about the amount of fun and enjoyment you have?"
Rated on a 7-point scale: terrible/ unhappy/ mostly dissatisfied/ mixed/ mostly satisfied/ pleased/ delighted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = +.60 O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.19 ß controlled for 7 criterion satisfactions:
- physical needs met
- yourself
- how fairly treated
- develop self
- interesting daily life
- adjust to changes
- financial security
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.19 ß additionally controlled for sociodemographic variables:
- family life-cycle
- age
- family income
- eduaction
- race
- sex