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Studies

Subramanian et al. (2003): study US 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Subramanian, S.V.; Kawachi, I.; Kim, D.
Title:
Health and Happiness in US Communities: A Multivariate Multilevel Analysis.
Source:
Journal of Epidemiology Community Health, 2005, Vol. 59, 664 - 669

Investigation

Public:
18-85 aged, general public, United States, 2000-2001
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 21572
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question;

In general, are you…?
4  very happy
3  happy
2  not very happy
1  not happy at all
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-e
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
5

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married vs never married
Married vs widowed
Married vs divorced
Education level: less than highschool Level of school-education Household income Household income Community Current local geographical conditions Poor health (self rating) Self-perceived health
Health in region
Current age Current age (in years) Race Ethnic status in the USA