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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
Positive expectat. of national situa- tion 5 yrs. from now
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question on 'where do you think the United States will be on the ladder 5 years from now?', rated on an 11-point self-anchoring scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLP-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.15 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = +.10 C-RG-h-sq-l-11-a r = +.10