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Studies

Borgatta et al. (1982): study US 1978

Publication

Author(s):
Borgatta, E.F.; Borgatta, M.L.; Montgomery, R.J.
Title:
Alcohol Use and Abuse, Life Crisis Events, and the Elderly.
Source:
Research on Aging, 1982, Vol. 4, 378 - 408

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general population USA, 1978 -1980
Survey name:
US-GSS
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 2969
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Happy
Page in publication:
388

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Problem Drinkers Use of alcohol Life Crisis Current life-events (past few years) Fair Help Trust in people Age Current age (in years)