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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_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents were asked the following question:"Here are some words and phra-
ses. We would like you to use in describing how you feel about your present life? " rated on a scale from 1 to 7
1.Frustrating-fullfilling
2.Controlled by others-under my control
3.Unsuccessfull-successfull

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.52 O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.36 O-HL-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.56