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Correlational findings

Study Wessman (1956): study US 1946

Public:
21+ aged, general public, USA, 1946
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2377
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Unfulfilled aspirations mentioned
Our Classification
Operationalization
Open-ended direct question on unfulfilled aspirations:
0: Not mentioned
1: Mentioned

a: Travel, vacation
b: New home, build home, own home
c: Material possessions (cars, coats)
d: Education, follow a talent
e: Money
f: New job, business of own
g: Move to country, become farmer
h: Marriage, children, husband

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b G = +.07 ns a: Travel O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b G = -.01 ns b: Home O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b G = +.11 ns c: Possessions O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b G = +.06 ns d: Education O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b G = -.07 ns e: Money O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b G = +.01 ns f: Job O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b G = +.00 ns g: Country O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b G = -.27 p < .05 h: Marriage