Findings on happiness in Danzer & Danzer (2014): study UA 2003

Publication
Author(s)Danzer, A.M.; Danzer, N.
TitleThe Long-Run Consequences of Chernobyl: Evidence on Subjective Well-Being, Mental Health and Welfare.
SourceMunich Discussion Paper, 2014, No. 2014-25, Munich, Germany
URLhttp://epub.ub.uni-muenchen.de/20969/
Investigation
Public6000+ adults, aged 15 to 75, Ukraine
Collect periodSummer months
Last assesment2007
 2003,2004,2007
Survey nameUA-Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =11922
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksby the Kiev International Institute of Sociology (KIIS).
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking everything into consideration: how satisfied are you with your life in general at the present time.....? 1 not satisfied 2 slightly satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 4 very satisfied 5 extremely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication12,13
Remarksdissatisfied (1+2) 21% satisfied (3+4+5) 79%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean2.59
Standard deviation1.16


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Chronic diseaseH14ab02dChronic illness
DrinkerS13ab01Use of alcohol
HeightB03ac01aHeigth
Household sizeH20ab03Number of persons in household
InactiveE02ab04Not in labour force
Log incomeI01ab03Household income
MarriedM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
PensionerI01ad03bPension
RadiationL14ab03aActual quality of local environment
SeparatedM02ab04Separated
SexeG01aaSex (male vs female)
SmokerS13ab08Use of tobacco
Space pcH22ab03eSurface of house
UnemployedE02ab03Unemployed involuntary
WidowedM02ab02Widowed
Years of schoolingE01ab01Years schooling