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Studies

Taylor (2008): study US 2008

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 = 2260
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:
Partisan Happiness Gap
Remarks:
Computed by WDH team on the assumption that number of respondents in both groups are equal.
Page in publication:
1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.17

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Partisan Happiness Gap Current political (party) preference