Findings on happiness in Gökdemir (2014): study XY Cyprus-Turkish 2011

Author(s)Gökdemir, O.
TitleFactors that Influence the Life Satisfaction of Women Living in the Northern Cyprus.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 115, 1071 - 1085
Public18+ aged women, Northern Cyprus, 2011
Collect periodDecember
Last assesment2012
Last collect periodJanuary
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =510
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: If you consider all the aspects of your recent life, in what measure are you satisfied with it? 1 completely unsatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completely satisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication1075
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Being a victim of domestic violenceV06ab04Victim of domestic violence
EducationE01aa02Change in education
EmploymentM04ab03bEmployment of spouse
Financial statusP12ab03Debts
Financial statusI01ac04Material standard of living, also classified as above ↑
Financial statusP12ab05Savings, also classified as above ↑
Gender discriminationG01aeGender discrimination
Gender discriminationV06ab05Victim of discrimination, also classified as above ↑
HealthH14ab02Self-perceived health
HousewifeE02ab01Full-time home maker
Marital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Normal incomeI01ab03Household income
Participation in household expenditureC10aeControl over consumption
Participation in household expenditureG01aeGender discrimination, also classified as above ↑
Perception of government performanceN12ac03Satisfaction with government in nation
Political preferenceP09ad01Preference for: left vs right wing
ReligionN02ab04Religion in nation
Social reference incomeI01af04Income comparisons
Social reference incomeI01aeRelative income, also classified as above ↑
Witnessing domestic violenceV06acVictimization of intimates