- Adult, general public, 4 towns, varying in economic prosperity, Illinois, USA, 1962
- N = 2006
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Telephone contacts with friends
- Our Classification
- Closed question rated on a 6-point scale: none / less than one a day / once a day or more.
Observed Relation with Happiness
U-shaped curve: Those with less than 1 telephone contact a day having most positive feelings.
Lower among high S.E.S : G' = +.12 (ns)
Stronger among low S.E.S. : G' = +.26 (ns)