Findings on happiness in Phillips (1967): study US NewHampshire 1962 /1

Author(s)Phillips, D.L.
TitleMental Health Status, Social Participation and Happiness.
SourceJournal of Health and Social Behavior, 1967, Vol. 8, 285 -291
Public21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
 NORC study 750
SampleNot available
 Probability sample
Respondents N =593
Non Response1%
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 at home
General remarksSame study also reported in Phill 1967A and Phill 1969. Part of the results reported in this publication we included in the exerpt of Phill 1967A.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all together: how happy would you say you are? Would you say you are? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.601.57

Scores in123

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Mental healthshow  Scores on symptom inventories