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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1973 /2

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1973
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2727
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with spare time, pressure
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of closed questions, asked in different samples: "How do you feel about...
a the amount of time you have for
   doing the things you want to do
   (asked in November 1972)
b the amount of pressure you are
   under (asked in April 1973)
c the way you spend your spare time,
   your non-working activities (asked
   in July 1973)
e the amount of relaxation in your
   life (asked in July 1973)
f your chances for relaxation - even
   for a short time (asked in July
   1973)?"
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 r = +.42