Study Kasl & Harburg (1975): study US 1970
- 25-60 aged married adults, Detroit, USA, 197?
- N = 1000
- Non Response
Structured interviews by same race interviewer
- Authors's Label
- Environmental stress
- Our Classification
- Related specification variables
- Low vs high stress in the area. Four parts of the town were selected on the
basis of average education, income
unemployment, residential instability,
density and adult and juvenile crime
(census data). The four parts concern
high and low stress in white and black
Observed Relation with Happiness
Unrelated among males, negative among females.
Answers to questions on subjective stress show in
fact hardly any difference between the environ-
ments characterized as high or low stress on the
basis of census data.