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Studies

Tweeten & Lu (1976): study US 1970

Publication

Author(s):
Tweeten, L.; Lu, Y.
Title:
Attitudes as a Measure of Optimal Place of Residence.
Source:
The Social Science Journal, 1976, Vol. 13, 9 - 26

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1970
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 1580
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general how satisfying do you find the way you are spending your life these days. Would you call it.....?
3  completely satisfying
2  pretty satisfying
1  not very satisfying
Classification:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Personal effectiveness
Page in publication:
22
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 14.3%,   2: 64.7%,   3: 21%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.07 6.90
SD:
0.59 1.77

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Place of residence Community size