Findings on happiness in Blake (1981): study US 1972

Author(s)Blake, J.
TitleThe Only Child in America: Prejudice versus Performance.
SourcePopulation and Development Review, 1981, Vol. 7, 43 - 51
PublicAdults, general public, English-speaking, USA, 1972-1978.
Survey nameNot available
 NORC. General Social Surveys conducted annually between 1972 and 1978. Within the total amount of respondents there are 627 only children.
SampleNot available
 Probability samples (Institutionalized and non-english speeking subjects are excluded)
Respondents N =10652
Non Response-
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taken all things together, how happy would you say you are .....? 3 very happy 2 happy 1 not too happy
Author's labelGeneral happiness
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Only childF01ac01Only child