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Correlational findings

Study Brenner (1975a): study US Washington County, Maryland 1973

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Washington County, Maryland, USA, 1973-1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 916
Non Response:
25%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Enjoying life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life? Would you say:
5 very often
4 fairly often
3 occasionally
2 rarely
1 never

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.84 p < .001 Unaffected by sex, age and educational level

When feeling downcast or dejected and usual affect are kept constant: Gs = +.79 (001)