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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
Feelings about life as a whole
Our Classification
Operationalization
Satisfaction with:
a Fun and enjoyment
b Physical needs met
c Yourself
d How fairly treated
e Develop, broaden self
f  Interesting daily life
g Adjust to changes
h  Financial security.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = 61% Males                   R²=58%
Females                 R²=61%

16-29 years old         R²=50%
16-29 household
      head/spouse       -           
30-44 years old         R²=58%
45-59 years old         -      
45-64 years old         R²=66%
60-97 years old         R²=64%

Low SES                 R²=62%
Mid SES                 R²=56%
High SES                R²=59%

Employed men            -      

Low income              R²=61%
Medium income           R²=52%
High income             R²=56%

Married                 R²=53%
Nonmarried              R²=64%

0-11 grades of school   R²=58%
High school graduate    R²=61%
Some college education  R²=58%
College degree          R²=62%

Married & employed      -     

Blacks                  R²=55%