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Studies

Phillips (1967): study US NewHampshire 1962 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Phillips, D.L.
Title:
Mental Health Status, Social Participation and Happiness.
Source:
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 1967, Vol. 8, 285 -291

Investigation

Public:
21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 593
Non Response:
1%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
  
Taking all together: how happy would you say you are? Would you say you are?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 7%,   2: 52%,   3: 41%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.34 7.58
SD:
0.60 1.57

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Mental health Scores on symptom inventories