Findings on happiness in Hsieh (2016): study US 1971

Author(s)Hsieh, C.M.
TitleDomain Importance in Subjective Well-Being Measures
SourceSocial Indicators Research 127: 777-792
Public18+ aged, general public, USA 1971
Survey nameUS-Quality of American Life
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =2164
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksData also reported in Campbell 1971. Repeat of analysis reported in Hsieh 2012 on a larger sample.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: We have talked about various parts of your life, now I want to ask you about your life as a whole. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days.....? 7 completely satisfied 6 5 4 neutral 3 2 1 completely dissatisfied
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
sum of ten domain satisfaction scoresshow  Satisfaction with multiple domains of life