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Studies

Hochstim et al. (1968): study US Oakland County, Michigan 1960

Publication

Author(s):
Hochstim, J.R.; Athanasopoulos, D.A.; Larkins, J.H.
Title:
Poverty Area under the Microscope.
Source:
American Journal of Public Health, 1968, Vol. 58, 1015 -1027

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, Oakland California, USA, 1960-1965
Sample:
Probability cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 2580
Non Response:
Assessment:

Not explicitly reported.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Generally speaking; how would you say, you are these days.....?
1  very happy
2  pretty happy
3  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ca
Author's label:
General dissatisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Lives in poverty area Income level in vinicity Income adequacy Subjective poverty White race Ethnic status in the USA