Findings on happiness in Hall (1976): study GB 1973

Publication
Author(s)Hall, J.
TitleSubjective Measures of Quality of Life in Britain, 1971 to 1975: Some Developments and Trends.
SourceSocial Trends, 1976, Vol. 7, 47 - 60
URLhttp://independent.academia.edu/JohnFHall/Papers/81542/Subjective_measures_of_quality_of_life_in_Britain_Some_developments_and_trends_Hall_1976b_
Investigation
PublicAdults, general public, urban areas, United Kingdom, 1973
Collect period10-12
Survey nameSSRC
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =966
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksProbability samples in 7 urban areas
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "Now taking everything about your life into account, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life today?" 10 satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-m-11-a
Page in publication50
RemarksProbability samples in 7 urban areas
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.60
Standard deviation