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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 =
Non Response
26%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's Label
Overall happiness Life 3
Our Classification
Remarks
Question asked twice. Summation: arithmetic mean. Happiness measure type O-DT
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How do you feel about your life as a whole......?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a mr = +.93 Question asked asked twice:
at the beginning of the interview: r=+.92
at the end       of the interview: r=+.94