Findings on happiness in Kotakorpi & Laamanen (2010): study FI 2000

Publication
Author(s)Kotakorpi, K.; Laamanen, J.P.
TitleWelfare State and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from Public Health Care.
SourceEconomica, 2010, Vol. 77, 565 - 583
DOIDOI:10.1111/j.1468-0335,2008,00769,x
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Finland, 2000
Survey nameNot available
 World Values Survey 2000
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =1000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksCorrelates of happiness and personal characteristics are not included in this excerpt
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
Page in publication5
RemarksDistribution not reported.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Excess expenditure on primary public healthcare in communityN12ab08bGovernment expenditures
Excess expenditure on primary public healthcare in communityL12ab04ahHealth care in vinicity, also classified as above ↑
Excess expenditure on primary public healthcare in communityR09ab03bSize of government in region, also classified as above ↑
Excess expenditure on primary public healthcare in communityR04ab06aSocial security in region, also classified as above ↑
Excess expenditures on special private healthcare in communityN12ab08bGovernment expenditures
Excess expenditures on special private healthcare in communityL12ab04ahHealth care in vinicity, also classified as above ↑
Excess expenditures on special private healthcare in communityR09ab03bSize of government in region, also classified as above ↑
Excess expenditures on special private healthcare in communityR04ab06aSocial security in region, also classified as above ↑