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Correlational findings

Study Warr (1978): study GB 1976

Public:
Steel workers, 6 months after closure of plant, Manchester, UK, 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1655
Non Response:
9 % (4 % ill, 5 % refused), 13 % not contacted
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured interview at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Feelings about present life_A
Our Classification
Operationalization
Question:"How do you feel about your present life?"rated on 7 Semantic differential scales: (each 7 points)
1. Boring-interesting         
2. Miserable-enjoyable        
3. Disappointing-rewarding    
4. Empty-full                 
5. Discouraging-hopefull      
6. Hard-easy                  
7. Does not give me a change-  
   brings out the best in me

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.57 O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.62 O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.52 O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.56 O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.53 O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.33 O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.49