Findings on happiness in Iisager (1948): study DK 1946

Author(s)Iisager, H.
TitleFactors Contributing to Happiness among Danish College Students.
SourceThe Journal of Social Psychology, 1948, Vol. 28, 237 - 246
PublicAdult college students, Denmark, 1946-47
 1946 - 1947
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunk sample out of adult students of a peoples college.
Respondents N =113
Non Response5%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaire completed in class
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Underline the sentence which comes nearest to the truth: "I am ..........." 1 almost always unhappy 2 more often unhappy than happy 3 about as often happy as unhappy 4 more often happy then unhappy 5 almost always happy
Author's labelHappiness in general.
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Male sexG01aaSex (male vs female)
Perceived sources ofown happinessH11ab02aPerceived sources of one's own happiness