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Studies

Myers & Diener (2018): study US 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Myers, D.G.; Diener, E.
Title:
The Scientific Pursuit of Happiness.
Source:
Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2018, Vol. 13, 218 - 225

Investigation

Public:
general public, U.S.A., 1972-2014
Survey name:
NORC GGS 1972-2014
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 57226
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things 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-a
Author's label:
religious engagement
Page in publication:
222

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding frequency of religious-service attendance Current religious practices