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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:
CN-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:
Self report 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 Sexe: male (vs female) Income Current income level (unspecified) Community size Community size Geographic region Region in Canada Occupation Current involvement in farming
Kind of occupation (profession)