Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: O-HL by O-HL

StudyAndrews & Withey (1976): study US 1973 /1
TitleSocial Indicators of Well-Being. Americans Perceptions of Life Quality.
SourcePlenum Press, 1976, New York, USA
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
Sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =222

Correlate
Author's labelHappiness: Three-pt. happiness_E
Page in Source 92
Our classificationO-HL by O-HL
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
Taken all together, how would you say things are these 
days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Remarks
happiness measure type O-HL

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-HV-u-sq-v-7-br=+.50


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-HV-u-sq-v-7-bSelfreport on single question:

How do you feel how happy you are.....?
7 delighted
6 pleased
5 mostly satisfied
4 mixed (about equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
3 mostly
2 unhappy
1 terrible


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
rPRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')
Type: test statistic.
Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [-1; +1]

Meaning:
r = 0 no correlation ,
r = 1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, and
r = -1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with low happiness values.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl