Findings on happiness in Niedzwiedz et al. (2015): study ZZ EU 12 2006

Publication
Author(s)Niedzwiedz, C.L.; Mitchell, R.; Pell, J.P.
TitleThe Relationship Between Financial Distress and Life-Course Socioeconomic Inequalities in Well-Being: Cross-National Analysis of European Welfare States.
SourceAmerican Journal of Public Health, 2015, Vol. 105, 2090 - 2098
URLhttps://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.2015.302722
Investigation
Public50-75 aged, general public, 12 European nations, 2006-2007
 50-75
Collect period2006-2007
Last assesment2007
Survey nameSHARE
 Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, 2006-2009. Wave 2 & 3.
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =16071
 54,0% women; 46,0% men.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: computer assisted (CAPI)
 face-to-face computer assisted personal interview
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life? 10 completely satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 completely dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c
Author's labelWell-beinf, Life satisfaction.
Page in publication2091
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.67
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Being employed (paid job)E02aeCurrent employment arrangement
Being employed (paid job)E02abCurrent employment status, also classified as above ↑
Financial distress, making ends meetI01ac02Subjective poverty
Financial distress, making ends meetI01acSufficiency of current income, also classified as above ↑
Financial distress, making ends meetI01af01bWorrying about money, also classified as above ↑
Living as single (cohabituation)M02acLiving as married
Sexe (male vs female)G01aaSex (male vs female)
Socio-economic IndexS09ab01'Objective' socio-economic status
Welfare regimesN04ab11cPublic goods in nation