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Correlational findings

Study Easterlin (1974): study US 1946 /1

Public:
Adults, general public, USA, 1946-1970
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 29143
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
NORC Polls Time Series
Our Classification
Remarks
NORC Polls in: Spring '57: 2460, Dec. '63: 1501, June '65: 1469
Distribution
Mean:  on original scale: 2,18, transformed to range 0-10: 5,89
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are...?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy

Asked in 3 surveys between 1957-1965

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DMt = Time       Mean happiness  N

spr.57       6,20         2460
dec.63       5,80         1501
jun 65       5,65         1469