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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, May 1972
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1297
Non Response:
24%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with spare time activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: "How do you feel about the way you spend your spare time, your non-working activities?"
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 = +.41 Unaffected by sexe O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.08 ß controlled for:
- Efficacy
- Family
- Money
- Amount of fun
- House/apartment
- National government
- Things to do with family
- Consumer index
- Time to do things
- Your health
- Job
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.09 ß additionally controlled for sociodemographic variables:
- family life-cycle
- age
- family income
- education
- race
- sexe