Rosenberg & Chelte (1980): study US 1975
- Rosenberg, E.; Chelte, A.F.
- Avowed Happiness of Members of Sport and Non-Sport Voluntary Associations.
- International Journal of Sport Psychology, 1980, Vol. 11, 263 - 275
- 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1975-1977
- N = 1500
- Non Response
Not explicitly reported
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report 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
- Author's label:
- Avowed happiness
- 1975: Very happy 32.9%, pretty happy 54.0%, not happy 13.0%, range 1-3, M'=2.2 Ms'=6,0
1977: Very happy 34.8%, pretty happy 53.2%, not happy 11.9%, range 1-3, M'=2.2 Ms'=6,0