Findings on happiness in Asgeirsdottir et al. (2017): study IS 2007

Publication
Author(s)Asgeirsdottir, T.L.; Birgisdottir, K.H.; Ólafsdóttir, T.
TitleA Compensating Income Variation Approach to Valuing 34 Health Conditions in Iceland.
SourceEconomics and Human Biology, 2017, Vol. 27, 167 - 183
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2017.06.001
Investigation
Public18-79 aged, general public, Iceland, followed 5 years 2007-2012
Last assesment2012
Survey nameNot available
 Health nd wellbeing survey
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =5216
 5216 individuals. (7516 observations) 3246 all 3 waves.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are? 10 extremely happy 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 extremely unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-10-e
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication168, 170
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.807.55
Standard deviation1.711.90


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Current diseaseH14adCurrent disease (who icd-10 classification)