- 21-60 aged, urban areas, USA, 1963 - 64
- N = 2787
- Non Response:
- ± 20%, Attrition ± 30%
Repeated interviews at home using highly structured questionnaires
- Authors's label
- Wish to change life
- Our Classification
- Single direct question: "Think of how your life is going now: do you whish you could change some parts of it?"
1. like to continue in much the same
2. change some parts.
3. change many parts.
Observed Relation with Happiness
Index of Negative Affects: G= +.34 (05)
Females: G= -.71