Findings on happiness in Firebaugh & Schroeder (2009): study US 2000

Publication
Author(s)Firebaugh, G.; Schroeder, M.B.
TitleDoes Your Neighbor's Income Affect Your Happiness?
SourceAmerican Journal of Sociology, 2009, Vol. 115, 805 - 831
URLhttp://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/603534
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2000
Survey nameUS-ANES 2000
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =1000
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general how satisfying do you find the way you are spending your life these days. Would you call it.....? 3 completely satisfying 2 pretty satisfying 1 not very satisfying
ClassificationO-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.086.93
Standard deviation0.571.72

Scores in123
%13.066.520.5