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Studies

Sander (2011): study US 2000 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Sander, W.
Title:
Location and Happiness in the United States.
Source:
Economics Letters, 2011, Vol. 112, 277 - 279

Investigation

Public:
25+ aged general public, United States, 2000-2006
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 6563
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

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
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
278

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Less urban Size of urban setting Health Global health self-rating Income Household income Age Current age (in years) Race Ethnic status in the USA Type of religion Current religious denomination Church attendance Participation in church Working full-time Full-time vs part-time Country of birth Ever migrated or not Marital status Development of parental status
MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS
Region Region in USA Education Years schooling