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Studies

Daly & Carpenter (1985): study US 1982

Publication

Author(s):
Daly, S.; Carpenter, M.D.
Title:
Adjustment of Vietnamese Refugee Youths: A Self- Report.
Source:
Psychological Reports, 1985, Vol. 56, 971 - 976

Investigation

Public:
15 - 21 aged Vietnames refugees living in a foster home, USA, 1982-83
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 41
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interviews; in 7 cases assistance by translator

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Lead item not reported.
[  10  ] best possible life
[    9  ]
[    8  ]
[    7  ]
[    6  ]
[    5  ]
[    4  ]
[    3  ]
[    2  ]
[    1  ]  worst possible life

Name: Cantril's self anchoring Ladder rating of life (modified version)
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-10-a
Author's label:
Present happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.30 5.90

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Time since immigration Time since migration