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Gillo (1973): study US Kansas 1971

Publication

Author(s):
Gillo, M.W.
Title:
Studies on the Nature of the Relationships between Job and Life Satisfactions: Towards a Comprehensive Model.
Source:
Unpublished Dissertation, University of Kansas, 1973, USA

Investigation

Public:
Workers, union members, Kansas City, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 213
Non Response:
73%, no return of mailed questionnaire. Unaffected by age, sex, Local's members
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Consider the ladder. It has 11 steps, from 0 to 10. Think of this ladder as representing different levels of happiness. Step 0 would stand for the least happy you could ever be. Step 10 would stand for the most happy you could ever be. Taking everything together, where on this ladder do you stand regarding your happiness?"

[ 10 ] most happy you could ever be
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[ 0   ] least happy you could ever be

Name:  Cantril's self-anchoring ladder rating of life (variant)
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-l-11-a
Author's label:
Overall happiness.
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
SD:
1.99

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happiness with leisure time activities Satisfaction with leisure activities Happiness with job Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole