Findings on happiness in Balswick & Balkwell (1978): study US 1976

Publication
Author(s)Balswick, J.O.; Balkwell, J.W.
TitleReligious Orthodoxy and Emotionality.
SourceReview of Religious Research, 1978, Vol. 19, 308 - 319
Investigation
PublicHigh school students, Georgia, USA, 1970
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunck sample. Students of 11 highschools in Georgia USA: more or less stratified for rural/urban location and socio-economic background.
Respondents N =1092
Non Response12%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaire completed in class
General remarks
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on 4 questions: A ......feel happy ...... B ......feel delighted ....... C ......feel joyful ....... D ......feel elated ...... (Full questions not reported) Response options: 1 never 2 seldom 3 often 4 very often Summation: ?
ClassificationA-ASA-?-mq-v-4-a
Author's labelFeeling of happiness
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
OrthodoxyR12ab03aChristian orthodoxy