happy: Data related to happiness from the General Social Survey,...

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This data extract is taken from Hadley Wickham's productplots package. The original description follows, with minor edits.




A data frame with 51020 rows and 10 variables


The data is a small sample of variables related to happiness from the General Social Survey (GSS). The GSS is a yearly cross-sectional survey of Americans, run from 1972. We combine data for 25 years to yield 51,020 observations, and of the over 5,000 variables, we select nine related to happiness:


Smith, Tom W., Peter V. Marsden, Michael Hout, Jibum Kim. General Social Surveys, 1972-2006. [machine-readable data file]. Principal Investigator, Tom W. Smith; Co-Principal Investigators, Peter V. Marsden and Michael Hout, NORC ed. Chicago: National Opinion Research Center, producer, 2005; Storrs, CT: The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut, distributor. 1 data file (57,061 logical records) and 1 codebook (3,422 pp).

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