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Studies

Bowling & Farquhar (1993a): study GB London 1989

Publication

Author(s):
Bowling, A.P.; Farquhar, M.
Title:
The Health and Well-being of Jewish People Aged 65 to 85 Years Living at Home in the East End of London.
Source:
Ageing and Society, 1993, Vol. 13, 213 - 244

Investigation

Public:
65-85 aged, East End of London, 1989
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 691
Non Response:
33 %
Assessment:
Multiple methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

Which face comes closest to expressing feeling about life as a whole?
7  delighted
6  very satisfying
5  satisfying
4  mixed
3  dissatisfying
2  very dissatisfying
1  terrible
-   No opinion



Name: Andrews & Withey's "Delighted-Terrible Scale" (modified
version)
Classification:
O-DT-u-sq-f-7-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with Life as a whole

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Ethnic group Ethnic status in the UK