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Studies

Ward (1983): study US 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Ward, R.A.
Title:
The Stability of Racial Differences Across Age Strata.
Source:
Sociology and Social Research, 1983, Vol. 67, 313 - 323

Investigation

Public
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1977
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

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:
Global happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding White race Ethnic status in the USA Age Current age (in years)