Findings on happiness in Duarte et al. (2010): study ZZ Various nation sets 2007

Publication
Author(s)Duarte, A.; Garcia, C.; Giannarakis, G.
TitleNew Approaches in transporting Planning: Happiness and transport Economics.
SourceNetnomics, 2010, Vol. 11, 5 - 32
DOIDOI:10.1007/s11066-009-9037-2
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, multiple nations, 2007
Collect period29th November
Last collect period4th December
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability snowball sample
 Invitation was sent to all TransportNET network universities, asking to spread the invitation to their mailing list, which were forward asked to spread it to all their contacts.
Respondents N =1084
 only 870 correspond to fully completed questionnaires
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How happy do you consider yourself in an overall perspective? 10 most happy 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 least happy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-10-d
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication14
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Car ownershipP12ab02eaCar
CountryN10abCurrent nation of residence
Home-work distanceT03ab01Amount of travel
Home-work distanceW04ab02aDistance to work, also classified as above ↑
Household incomeI01ab03Household income
Satisfaction with familyF02ag02Satisfaction with family
Satisfaction with familyF03ac02Satisfaction with family-life , also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with financial situationI01af05bSatisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with social lifeS06ac04Satisfaction with personal contacts
Satisfaction with transport for work tripW05ad02eaSatisfaction with commuting
Satisfaction with transport for work tripT03ad02bSatisfaction with travel mode, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with trasnport for leisure tripL03ad03bSatisfaction with leisure activities
Satisfaction with trasnport for leisure tripT03ad02bSatisfaction with travel mode, also classified as above ↑
Transport mode use. Work-related tripsT03ab02Modes of travel
Transport mode use. Work-related tripsW04ab02bTransport mode used, also classified as above ↑
Transport mode use. Work-related tripsT03ab03bWork related travel, also classified as above ↑