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Studies

Cutler (1981): study US 1971

Publication

Author(s):
Cutler, N.E.
Title:
Voluntary Association Participation and Life Satisfaction: Replication, Revision, and Extension.
Source:
Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1981-82, Vol. 14, 127 - 137

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, USA, 1971
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 2390
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

We have talked about various parts of your life, now I want to ask you about your life as a whole. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days.....?
7  completely satisfied
6
5
4  neutral
3
2
1  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life as a whole
Page in publication:
130

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Total voluntary association memberships Membership of voluntary organizations