Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: O-SL by C-RW

StudyTownsend & Gurin (1981): study US 1972
TitleRe-examining the frustrated homemaker hypothesis: Role fit, personal dissatisfaction, and collective discontent.
SourceSociology of Work and Occupations, 1981, Vol. 8, 464 - 488
URLhttp://wox.sagepub.com/content/8/4/464.full.pdf+html
Public18+ aged, white women, USA, 1972
Sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =946

Correlate
Author's labelSense of fulfilment
Page in Source 486
Our classificationO-SL by C-RW
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question.:
Up to now, have you been able to satisfy most of your 
ambitions in life or have you had to settle for less 
than you had hoped for .....?
2  able to satisfy ambitions
1  settled for less
Remarks
Happiness measure type C-RW

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-br=-.27
O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-br=+.27


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-bSelfreport on single question:

"In general, how satisfying do you find your life these days? Would you call it....?."
3 completely satisfying
2 pretty satisfying
1 not satisfying


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