Findings on happiness in Naidu (1978): study IN Mumbai 1973

Author(s)Naidu, U.S.
TitleSocial Agents in Destitute Children's Personal Happiness.
SourceThe Indian Journal of Social Work, 1978, Vol. 34, 325 -333
Public7-11 aged boys living in institution, Bombay, India, 197?
 Destitute boys living in one of the residential welfare institutions in Bombay.
 Year of datagathering not reported
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 36 boys living in a residential welfare institution in Bombay taken from age groups 7, 9 and 11. All boys ha a minmum stay of 6 months in the institution.
Respondents N =36
 3 age groups: 7, 9 and 11 years.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Interviewer was well aquinted with the boys
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single questions: personal happiness with present state of affairs.. (full text not reported) 1 little happiness 2 3 4 5 moderate happiness 6 7 8 9 maximum happiness Response options indicated with squares, ranging from small (1) to big (9)
Author's labelPersonal happiness
Page in publication327
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
ageA04abCurrent age (in years)
Social agentsI07afAttitudes to intimates
Social agentsH11ab02aPerceived sources of one's own happiness, also classified as above ↑