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Studies

Glancy et al. (1986): study US 1947

Publication

Author(s):
Glancy, M.; Farrel, P.; Willits, F.K.
Title:
Adolescent Activities and Adult Success and Happiness: Twenty Four Years Later.
Source:
Sociology and Social Research, 1986, Vol. 70, 242 - 250

Investigation

Public:
High school pupils, rural area Pensylvania USA, followed 1947-1971
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 1521
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
244

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Extracurricular participation when in highschool Earlier school-behavior Leisure pattern factors Earlier leisure Father's occupation Parents occupation Father's education Parents education Mother's education Parents education Number of siblings Number of siblings High school GPA Earlier schooling
Earlier intelligence
Educational attainment Current education Summed determinants Socio-demographic + life style