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Studies

Atkinson (1979): study CA 1968

Publication

Author(s):
Atkinson, T.H.
Title:
Trends in Life Satisfaction among Canadians, 1968-1977.
Source:
Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1979, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Canada, 1968
Survey name:
CA-QOLstudy '68
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 2734
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Would you say that in general you are .. with your life so far
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  a little dissatisfied
1  quite dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-h-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
General life satisfaction
Remarks:
Recoded to 3 steps: 39% very satisfied; 47% fairly satisfied; 14%  dissatisfied.
Page in publication:
8

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age in years Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Ethnicity Ethnic status in Canada Male sex Sex (male vs female) Income Current income level (unspecified) Community size Community size Geographic region Region in Canada Occupation Kind of occupation (profession)
Current involvement in farming