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Correlational findings

Study Bortner & Hultsch (1970): study US 1959

Public:
21+ aged, general public, USA, 1959
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1301
Non Response:
9%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Success in achieving goals_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How would you rate yourself as to how successful or unsuccessful you have been in terms of achieving your own goals and aims in life? Think of the top of the ladder as being completely successful, the bottom being entirely unsuccessful
[ 10 ]    completely successful
[  9 ]
[  8 ]
[  7 ]
[  6 ]
[  5 ]
[  4 ]
[  3 ]
[  2 ]
[  1 ]     
[  0 ]   entirely unsuccessful

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLP-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.45