Findings on happiness in Hsieh (2008): study US 2001

Publication
Author(s)Hsieh, C.M.
TitleThe Relative Importance of Health
SourceSocial Indicators Research 87:127-137
DOIDOI:10.1007/s11205-007-9162-y
Investigation
Public50+ aged, Chicago area , USA, 2001
 The sample size was 90. The mean age of the sample was 67.
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 A total of 100 telephone interviews. After excluding missing data,the sample size was 90.
Respondents N =90
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
General remarksThe study was also reported in Hsieh 2003.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question .. Satisfaction with life as a whole (full text not reported) 7 completely satisfied 6 somewhat satisfied 5 slightly satisfied 4 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 3 slightly dissatisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 completely dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-?-sq-v-7-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
satisfaction with family lifeF02ag02Satisfaction with family
satisfaction with financial situationI01af05bSatisfaction with financial situation
satisfaction with friendshipF06ah04Satisfaction with friends
satisfaction with healthH14af04Satisfaction with health
satisfaction with neighborhoodL16ac02Attitude to neighborhood
satisfaction with religionR10af03Satisfaction with religion
satisfaction with spare timeL03ad03Satisfaction with leisure
satisfaction with workW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
summed satisfactionsL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life