Findings on happiness in Banziger & Foos (1983): study US 1978

Author(s)Banziger, G.; Foos, D.
TitleThe Relationship of Personal Financial Status to the Utilization of Community Mental Health Centers in Rural Appalachia.
SourceAmerican Journal of Community Psychology, 1983, Vol. 11, 543 - 552
PublicClients of community mental health centers, Ohio and West Virginia, 1982
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability sample (unspecified)
 volunteers, drawn from uses of center, mean age 40; had been inpatients 54.3%. 54 % former inpatients, part of which participated in after care programs for recently discharged inpatients
Respondents N =151
Non Response?
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: ".....satisfaction with life ....." Full question not reported Response options: not reported
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication548
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Utilization of community health centersH12acCurrent medical consumption
Utilization of community health centersH16af02bFrequency of use, also classified as above ↑
Utilization of community health centersH16ab04aIn ambulatory treatment, also classified as above ↑