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Studies

Daly et al. (2011): study US 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Daly, M.C.; Oswald, A.J.; Wilson, D.; Wu, S.
Title:
Dark Contrasts: The Paradox of High Rates of Suicide in Happy Places.
Source:
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2011, Vol. 80, 435 - 442

Investigation

Public:
18-85 aged, general public, United States, 2005-2008
Survey name:
US- BRFSS 2005
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1300000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

In general, how satisfied are you with your life?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e
Page in publication:
441

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Suicide rates across U.S. states Suicide in region