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Studies

Taylor (2008): study US 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Taylor, P.
Title:
Republicans: Still Happy Campers.
Source:
PEW Research Center, 2008, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 2008
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 5264
Non Response:
Assessment:

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
3

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Health Global health rating Church attendance Participation in church Income Current income level (unspecified) Party ID Current political (party) preference Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Age over 64 Stage of life Education Current education Age under 30 Stage of life Race Ethnic status in the USA Ethnicity Ethnic status in the USA Gender Sex (male vs female)