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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
Interviewer rating of life satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by interviewer of how respondent feels about life as a whole.
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-GBB-u-sq-c-9-a r = +.45 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a mr = +.53 O-DT asked twice:
at the beginning of the interview: r=+.53
at the endof the interview:        r=+.52
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.57 Mean of coded answers at beginning and end of the interview (see remarks).