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Buchanan & Cantril (1953): study NO 1948

Publication

Author(s):
Buchanan, W.; Cantril, H.
Title:
How Nations see Each Other. A Study in Public Opinion.
Source:
University of Illinois Press, 1953, Urbana, USA

Investigation

Public:
21+ aged, general public, Norway, 1948
Survey name:
Tension Study
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1030
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

How satisfied are you with the way you are getting on now?
3  very satisfied
2  satisfied
1  not satisfied
Classification:
O-SLC-c-sq-v-3-ab
Author's label:
Satisfaction
Page in publication:
205
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 10%,   2: 67%,   3: 21%   (total 98%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.11 8.10
SD:
0.55 1.78

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Educational level Level of school-education Male sex Sex (male vs female) Being retired, independent Current status: retired or not S.E.S. 'Objective' socio-economic status Being a housewife Full-time home maker
Current employment status
Current status: retired or not
Occupation Current occupation