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Studies

Borooah (2006): study GB Northern Ireland 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Borooah, V.K.
Title:
What Makes People Happy? Some Evidence from Northern Ireland.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 7, 427 - 465

Investigation

Public:
Adult general public, Northern Ireland, 2002
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 3039
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on  single question:

How did you feel during the last month? . Were you a happy person?
6:  all the time
5:  most of the time
4:  a good bit of the time
3:  some of the time
2:  a little of the time
1:  none of the time

Last item in a series of questions on self and life
Classification:
O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b
Page in publication:
431-432

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Owner-occupier: no mortgage and mortgage Debts