Findings on happiness in Napier & Jost (2008): study US 1974

Author(s)Napier, J.L.; Jost, J.T.
TitleWhy are Conservatives Happier than Liberals?
SourcePsychological Science, 2008, Vol. 19, 565 - 572
PublicVoters, USA, 1974 - 2004
Survey nameNot available
 General Social Surveys (GSS) 1974 -2004
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =2536
 Sample sizes ranged from 695 to 2536
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication570
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Political conservatismP09adCurrent political (party) preference