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Quality Quotients

Americans were asked how close they are to meeting their ideal goals; analysts at KRC Research used the answers to develop measures of happiness they call “quality quotients.” Answers above 8 indicate general happiness; those below 7 denote relative unhappiness.

Percent Who Rank Issue One Of the Top Three Priorities in Life

IssueQuotientQuality
1. Family life68%8.18
2. Spiritual life46%8.25
3. Health44%7.68
4. Financial situation25%5.98
5. Their jobs23%6.82
6. Romantic life18%7.71
7. Leisure Time14%6.14
8. Their homes11%8.12

U.S. News & World Report(12/11/95), quoted in Preaching Resources, Spring, 1996.

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