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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
Expected improv. in life satisf. during next 5 yr protension
Our Classification
Operationalization
Difference in scores on questions on satisfaction with life now, and expected satisfaction 5 years from now (Cantril present and future personal ratings: see CANTR, 1965).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLP-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.10 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.08 C-RG-h-sq-l-11-a r = +.04