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Studies

Jacob et al. (2009): study ZZ 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Jacob, J.C.; Brinkerhoff, M.B.; Jovic, E.
Title:
Personal and Planetary Wel-Being: Mindfulness Meditation, Pro-Environmental Behavior and Personal Quality of Life in a Survey from the Social Justice and Ecological Sustainability Movement.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 93, 275 - 294

Investigation

Public:
Buddhist Peace Fellowship members, USA/Canada, 2005
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 829
Non Response:
48.9%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, place a checkmark in the position you feel best describes your present life
0  not at all happy
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10 very happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
General Happiness
Page in publication:
283

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Number of children Number of children Respondent age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Household income Household income Recycling behaviour Current sustainable behavior Sustainable household choices Current sustainable behavior Sustainable food practice Current sustainable behavior How spirituallly minded you are Mindful Feel pleasure in simple tasks like doing the dishes Meaning motivation How often you practice formal meditation Current meditation Mindfulness mediation Current meditation Subjective well-being: semantic differential Current typical moods