print

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:
Self report 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 Sexe: male (vs female) Income Current income level (unspecified) Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with financial situation Satisfaction with financial situation