Findings on happiness in Abrams (1973): study GB 1971

Publication
Author(s)Abrams, M.
TitleSubjective Social Indicators.
SourceSocial Trends, 1973, Vol. 4, 35 - 50
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, urban areas, United Kingdom, 1971
Collect periodMarch
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =213
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "How dissatisfied would you say you are with things in general today?' Rated on ladder scale [ 10 ] completely satisfied [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ 0 ] completely dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-l-11-b
Author's labelOverall self rating of things in general
Page in publication37
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean5.535.53
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Age among eldersA04ab03Age-differences among elders
IncomeI01abCurrent income level (unspecified)
Marital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Marital statusM02aa02Married vs widowed
OccupationO01abCurrent occupation
SexeG01aaSex (male vs female)
Social statusS09abCurrent socio-economic status
Terminal Education AgeE01ab01Years schooling