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Rent & Rent (1978): study US SouthCarolina 1973

Publication

Author(s):
Rent, G.S.; Rent, C.S.
Title:
Low-Income Housing: Factors Related to Residential Satisfaction.
Source:
Environment and Behavior, 1978, Vol.10, 459 - 488

Investigation

Public:
Low-income households, South Carolina, USA 197?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 257
Non Response:
50%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviewers were blacks

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

'general life satisfaction' (text not reported)
3  completely satisfied
2  pretty satisfied
1  not satisfied
Classification:
O-SL?-?-sq-v-3-b
Author's label:
General Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
481
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 20%,   2: 0%,   3: 80%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.60 8.34
SD:
0.80 2.72

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Housing Unit Satisfaction Satisfaction with housing Neighborhood Satisfaction Attitudes to local geographical conditions
Attitudes to livability of local environment