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Studies

Palisi & Ransford (1987): study US 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Palisi, B.J.; Ransford, H.E.
Title:
Effects of Urbanism, Race and Class on Happiness and Physical Health.
Source:
Sociological Spectrum, 1987, Vol. 7, 271 - 295

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA 1972-1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15320
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Urbanism Community size Unemployment experience Earlier (un)employment Current employment Current employment status