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Studies

Alston et al. (1974): study US 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Alston, J.P.; Lowe, G.D.; Wrigley, A.
Title:
Socioeconomic Correlates for Four Dimensions of Self-Perceived Satisfaction, 1972.
Source:
Human Organization, 1974, Vol. 33, 99 - 102

Investigation

Public:
Adult, general public, USA 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1602
Non Response:
Assessment:

Not explicitly reported

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
  
Taking all together: how happy would you say you are? Would you say you are?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Happiness.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with work Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Occupational level Manual or non-manual Age Current age (in years) Educational level Level of school-education White race Ethnic status in the USA Male sex Sex (male vs female) Income Current income level (unspecified) Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with financial situation Satisfaction with financial situation