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Correlational findings

Study Townsend & Gurin (1981): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, white women, USA, 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 946
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Sense of fulfilment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question.:
Up to now, have you been able to satisfy most of your ambitions in life or have you had to settle for less than you had hoped for .....?
2  able to satisfy ambitions
1  settled for less

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-b r = -.27 O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-b r = +.27