Cargan et al. (1989): study ZZ East-West pairs 1987
- Cargan, L.; Hamura, S.; Sakai, T.
- Leisure Time and Happiness: A Cross-cultural Comparison of East and West.
- Unpublished Paper, Wright State University, 1989, USA
- 21+ aged, married, Japan and USA, 1987
- N = 400
- Non Response
USA: face to face interview, Japan: highly structured questionnaire
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question:
"How happy are you most of the time.....?"
2 neither happy nor unhappy
- Author's label:
- Japan: M= 2.79 Ms'= 8.95 SD= .54
USA: M= 2.84 Ms'= 9.2 SD= .5