Findings on happiness in Glenn & Weaver (1981): study US 1973 /1

Author(s)Glenn, N.D.; Weaver, C.N.
TitleEducation's Effects on Psychological Well-Being.
SourcePublic Opinion Quarterly, 1981, Vol. 45, 22 - 39
Public25-54 aged, general public, ,USA, 1973-1978
Survey nameNot available
 US General Social Surveys
SampleNot available
 Pooled probability samples of non-institutionalized Americans, aged 18 years and older in the years 1973-1978. From this pool respondents aged 25-54 were selected.
Respondents N =3350
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 labelGlobal happiness
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
Mother's educationF01ag01Parents education