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Studies

Mitchell (1972): study ZZ 1967

Publication

Author(s):
Mitchell, R.E.
Title:
Levels of Emotional Strain in East Asian Cities.
Source:
Asian Folklore & Social Life Monographs, The Orient Cultural Service, 1972, Taipei, Formosa

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 4 big cities South East Asia, 1967-1968
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6827
Non Response:
ranges from 7.6% to 44%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Do you feel your life at present is.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  quite unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Range from 0 -3.

country and city              total (per cent who are quite or very happy)
Taipei                        15%
Malaysia                      11%
Singapore                      8%
Bangkok                        8%

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Race Ethnic status in regions Male sex Sex (male vs female) Country and city REGION OF RESIDENCE