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Correlational findings

Study Porter (1967): study US 1965

Public
Female students college seniors, followed two months, Rochester, USA, 1965-66
Sample
Respondents
N = 162
Non Response
8%; unaffected by place of residence
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's Label
Personal goals in senior years
Our Classification
Remarks
T2 happiness by T2 goals.
Operationalization
Closed question on subjective relevance of each of the goals mentioned, rated on 7-points scales ranging from "not at all important" to "extremely important goal". Perceived instrumentality of College Test: see Constantinople 1965, 1970).
Assessed at T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-cq-sq-v-10-a r = ns Finding a spouse A-AOL-cq-sq-v-10-a r = ns Achieving academic distinction A-AOL-cq-sq-v-10-a r = ns Preparing for a career which begins right after graduation A-AOL-cq-sq-v-10-a r = ns Preparing for a career which requires further study beyond the B.A. or B.S.