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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Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Texas, 1972, Austin, USA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 = 25617
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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 Community size
Current involvement in farming
Region in USA Region in USA Occupational level Manual or non-manual Occupation Current occupation