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Studies

Breslin et al. (2013): study GB 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Breslin, G.; Donnelly, P.; Nevill, A.M.
Title:
Socio-Demographic and Behavioural Differences and Associations with Happiness for Those Who Are in Good and Poor Health.
Source:
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2013, Vol. 1, 142 - 154

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged general public Northern Ireland, 2009
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 4663
Non Response:
45,4%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are?
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Labels of scale ends not reported

1. Least happy score
2
3
-
-
10. Most happy score
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-h
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
146-147

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital status Married vs never married
Married vs divorced
Vs widowed
Vs co-habiting
Smoking Use of tobacco Vigorous intensity pshysical activity per week Active involvement in sports Five portions of fruits and vegetables or more per day What one eats
Healthy eating
Access to a car Car Self perceived health Self-perceived health