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Studies

Roberts (1980): study US Alameda County, California 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Roberts, R.E.
Title:
Prevalence of Psychological Distress among Mexican Americans.
Source:
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 1980, Vol. 21, 134 - 145

Investigation

Public:
Adult, general public, Alameda County, California, USA, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 657
Non Response:
31%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire delivered at home and mailed back by the subject

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:
Overall satisfaction/ happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Chicanos vs Anglos Ethnic status in the USA