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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 restriction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
1: Do you think you have had a fair
opportunity to make the most of
yourself in life?
or
2: have you been held back in some ways?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-b r = -.22 C-RA-h-sq-v-2-a r = -.37 O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-b r = -.22 C-RA-h-sq-v-2-a r = -.37