- Voters, before and after presidential election, USA, 2000
- N = 1142
- Non Response:
- not reported
Interview: telephone (CATI)
T1: face-to-face or telephone interview; T2: telephone interview
- Authors's Label
- Political orientation
- Our Classification
- Error Estimates
- Inter item correlation: r=.46; p>.001
- Scores adjusted for non response, within-household selection, poststratification of age and education, and attrition from T1 to T2.
- Mean of responses on 2 questions:
a: ideology: (liberal vs conservative)
b: party affiliation (Democrats vs Republican).
Each rated on a 7-point numerical scale: 1 strong liberal/Democrat to 7 strong conservative/Republican.
Assessed at T1
Observed Relation with Happiness
- Marital status
- Employment status
- Church attendance
- Need of recognition
- Rationalization of inequality
B mean point happiness (1-10) more or less per point (1-7) political preference