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Correlational findings

Study Andrews (1991): study US 1980

Public
Adults, general public, USA, 1972-1988
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
1972: face to face interview 1988: telephone interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with fun
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Single direct question rated on 7 point delighted-terrible scale "How do you feel about how much fun you have?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = + 1972: +.43      1988: +.40 O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = + 1972: +.18      1988: +.13
ß controlled for satisfaction with 5 other aspects of life: 1: accomplishments, 2: family income, 3: use of spare time, 4: national government, 5: health