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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
Satisfaction with oneself as a person
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: "How do you feel about yourself as a person?" not so good / could be better / just o.k. / pretty good

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.18 p < .01 Index of Positive Affects: r = +.03 (ns)
Index of Negative Affects: r = -.22 (01)
O-HL-m-sq-v-3-a r = +.24 p < .01 Index of Positive Affects: r = +.03 (ns)
Index of Negative Affects: r = -.22 (01)