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Studies

Rosenberg & Chelte (1980): study US 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Rosenberg, E.; Chelte, A.F.
Title:
Avowed Happiness of Members of Sport and Non-Sport Voluntary Associations.
Source:
International Journal of Sport Psychology, 1980, Vol. 11, 263 - 275

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1975-1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1500
Non Response:
Assessment:

Not explicitly reported

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:
Avowed happiness
Remarks:
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

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Membership of voluntary association(vs no member) Membership of voluntary organizations Membership of sport voluntary association (vs no member) Membership of voluntary organizations Membership of sport voluntary association (vs. other voluntary) Membership of voluntary organizations