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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
Quality of affect_A
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 2 questions:

Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week ....?"
A   I enjoyed life
B   I felt depressed

Answer options:
1  really none of the time
2  some or a little of the time
3  occasionally or a moderate amount of the time
4  most of the time

Summation: average scores on A and B

Name: Brenner's `Enjoyed/Depressed Scale'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = +.61 p < .001 Unaffected by sex, age and educational level