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Studies

Borges & Dutton (1976): study US 1974

Publication

Author(s):
Borges, M.A.; Dutton, L.J.
Title:
Attitudes Toward Aging.
Source:
The Gerontologist, 1976, Vol. 16, 220 - 224

Investigation

Public:
Acqaintances of students, San Diego State Univ., USA
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 532
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on life graph
"......quality of life......."
7  |  very good
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6  |
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5  |
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4  |
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3  |
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2  |
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1  |  very bad
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        10         20        30        40        50        60        70        80
Classification:
O-SLL-cy-sq-lg-7-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with own life
Remarks:
From original question here only reported interval of respondents own current age-group.
Scale values: (1=very good....7= very bad) reported in BORGE 1984.
Mean of happiness estimated from graph.
Page in publication:
221
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.10

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Current age-group Current age (in years)