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Studies

Cutler (1976): study US 1974

Publication

Author(s):
Cutler, S. .
Title:
Membership in Different Types of Voluntary Associations and Psychological Well-Being.
Source:
Gerontologist, 1976, Vol. 16, 335 - 339

Investigation

Public
65+, aged, USA,1974-1975
Sample
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Psychological well-being
Page in publication:
336

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction index Satisfaction with multiple domains of life Health Global health self-rating Income Household income Well being and assocation memberships Summed socio-demographic + health + personality