Findings on happiness in Sander (2011): study US 2000 /1

Author(s)Sander, W.
TitleLocation and Happiness in the United States.
SourceEconomics Letters, 2011, Vol. 112, 277 - 279
Public25+ aged general public, United States, 2000-2006
Last assesment2006
Survey nameCN-GSS 2003
SampleSelection from general population sample
 Pooled bi-annual samples
Respondents N =6563
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication278
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Church attendanceR12ad02Participation in church
Country of birthM07aa01Ever migrated or not
EducationE01ab01Years schooling
HealthH14ab02aGlobal health rating
IncomeI01ab03Household income
Less urbanL13ab02dSize of urban setting
Marital statusC03aaDevelopment of parental status
Marital statusM02MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS, also classified as above ↑
RaceE04ab03tEthnic status in the USA
RegionR01ab27Region in USA
Type of religionR12acCurrent religious denomination
Working full-timeE02ad01Full-time vs part-time