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Studies

MacRae & Carlson (1980): study US NorthCarolina 1971

Publication

Author(s):
MacRae, D.; Carlson, J.R.
Title:
Collective Preferences as Predictors of Interstate Migration.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1980, Vol. 8, 15 - 32

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, North Carolina, USA, 1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1081
Non Response:
About 25%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how would you say you 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-ad
Author's label:
Self-reported happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Preference to live in own state Attitudes to region of residence