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Correlational findings

Study Bradburn (1969): study US 1963

Public:
21-60 aged, urban areas, USA, 1963 - 64
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2787
Non Response:
± 20%, Attrition ± 30%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Repeated interviews at home using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Psychological anxiety
Our Classification
Operationalization
3-item index of closed questions on nervousness or tenseness during the last weeks, having trouble getting to sleep at night, and having enough energy to do the things one would like to do.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a G = - Index of Positive Affects:
- Males  : G= +.04
- Females: G= +.02

Index of Negative Affects:
- Males  : G= +.47
- Females: G= +.45
- Stronger among those who are healthy than
  among those who are sick.
- Unaffected by expecting a nervous breakdown.