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Correlational findings

Study Gaitz & Scott (1972): study US Texas 1969

Public:
Adults, general public, Houston, Texas, USA, 1969
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1441
Non Response:
2%, aged Mexican-Americans of high socio-economic status only
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Mental illness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Twenty-two Item Screening Score (see above)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.41 p < .01 Unaffected by age

Index of Positive Affects: r = -.02 (ns)
Index of Negative Affects: r = +.57 (01)
O-HL-m-sq-v-3-a r = -.34 p < .01 Unaffected by age

Index of Positive Affects: r = -.02 (ns)
Index of Negative Affects: r = +.57 (01)