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Studies

Manning-Gibbs (1972): study US 1946

Publication

Author(s):
Manning-Gibbs, B.A.
Title:
Relative Deprivation and Self-Reported Happiness of Blacks: 1946-1966.
Source:
Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Texas, 1972, Austin, USA

Investigation

Public
Adults, general public, USA, 1946-1966
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

"In general, how happy would you say you are....."?

Response options not reported
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-10-c
Author's label:
Happiness.
Remarks:
1946: 40% happy, 1956: 52% happy, 1966: 46% very happy.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Educational level Level of school-education White race Ethnic status in the USA Income Current income level (unspecified) Community size Current involvement in farming
Community size
Region in USA Region in USA Occupational level Manual or non-manual Occupation Current occupation