Findings on happiness in Phillips & Clancy (1972): study US New England 1967

Author(s)Phillips, D.L.; Clancy, K.J.
Title"Modeling Effects" in Survey Research.
SourcePublic Opinion Quarterly, 1972, Vol. 36, 246 - 253
Public21+ aged , general public, eastern states, USA, 196?
 New England and Mid-Atlantic States, USA
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability simple random sample
 Telephone interviews with a random sample of 404 adults representing all households with a listed telephone, residing in the New England and Mid-Atlantic States, USA.
Respondents N =404
Non Response3.7%
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how would you say you are these days? Would you say you are..........? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication251
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Happiness of InterviewerI06aa04Characteristics of the interviewer