- 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
- Change in worries (Increase)
- Our Classification
- Difference in response to 12-item index of question worries in the past few weeks.
T1: January 1963
T3: Oktober 1963
Observed Relation with Happiness
NA assessed at T1 and T3
Ss who increased in worries tend to increased in NA as well (and reversedly).
Change in affect expressed in change () in average ridits (RT). Ridit analysis compares distribution in category with distribution in total sample. RT above .50 means relative increase. RT below relative decrease in happiness.