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Studies

Herzog et al. (1982): study US 1978 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Herzog, A.R.; Rodgers, W.L.; Woodworth, R.J.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being among Different Age Groups.
Source:
Research Report I.S.R., University of Michigan, 1982, Ann Arbor, USA

Investigation

Public:
25-97 aged, general public, USA, 1971-1978
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 6918
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with residence Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with job Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with marriage Satisfaction with marriage Interpersonal/ leisure satisfaction Satisfaction with leisure activities Economic satisfaction Satisfaction with standard of living