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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 national government
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of questions:"How do you feel about....?"
a  the way government is operating
b  what the government is doing about
   the economy and national military
   activities
c  the way political leaders think and
   act.
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 = +.26 Unaffected by sex O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.09 ß controlled for:
- Efficacy
- Family
- Money
- Amount of fun
- House/apartment
- Spare-time activities
- Things to do with family
- Consumer index
- Time to do things
- Your health
- Job index
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.09 ß additonally controlled for sociodemographic variables:
- family life-cycle
- family income
- education
- race
- sexe
- age