Findings on happiness in Rojas (2006): study MX Multiple regions 2001

Author(s)Rojas, M.
TitleLife Satisfaction and Satisfaction in Domains of Life: Is It a Simple Relationship?
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2006, Vol. 7, 467 - 497
PublicGeneral public, Regions, Mexico, 2001
 5 states: Oaxaca, Veracruz, Puebla, Tlaxcale and the State of Mexico (Mexico City)
Collect period10-11
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Stratified by household income, gender and urban-rural areas
Respondents N =1535
 1535 questionnaires were properly completed. Only 579 observations were used because of the need to work with persons who can report a satisfaction in all domains of life investigated.
Non Response62,1%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking everything in your life into consideration, how satisfied with your life are you? 1 extremely unsatisfied 2 very unsatisfied 3 unsatisfied 4 satisfied nor unsatisfied 5 satisfied 6 very satisfied 7 extremely satisfied
Author's labelLife Satisfaction
Page in publication467
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Community satisfactionsL12ac02aSatisfaction with amenities in vinicity
Economic satisfactionI01af05eSatisfaction with standard of living
Family satisactionF02ag02Satisfaction with family
Friendship satisfactionF06ah04Satisfaction with friends
Health satisfactionL12ac02aaSatisfaction with medical services in vinicity
Health satisfactionL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life, also classified as above ↑
Job satisfactionW05ad02eSatisfaction with work conditions
Job satisfactionW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole, also classified as above ↑
Overall domains satisfactionL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Personal life satisfactionL03ad03Satisfaction with leisure
Personal life satisfactionL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life, also classified as above ↑