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Garry & Lohan (2011): study GB Northern Ireland 2007 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Garry, J.; Lohan, M.
Title:
Mispredicting Happiness across the Adult Lifespan: Implications for the Risky Health Behaviour of Young People.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2011, Vol. 12, 41 - 49

Investigation

Public:
16-44 aged males, Northern Ireland, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 210
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews conducted at 50 sampling poiunts chosen at random from 285 Northern Ireland electoral wards.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All in all, how happy are you with your life these days?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    cannot choose
-    skipped
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-b
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
43
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.88 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Binge Drinking Binge drinking