Findings on happiness in Shyy et al. (2007): study AU Queensland 2003

Publication
Author(s)Shyy, T.K.; Chhetri, P.; Stimson, R.
TitleMapping Quality of Life in the South East Queensland Region with a Web-Based Application.
SourceJournal of Spatial Science, 2007, Vol. 52, 13 - 22
DOIDOI:10.1080/14498596.2007.9635110
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, Brisbane-South East Queensland (SEQ), 2003
Collect period2003
Survey nameNot available
 Survey conducted by the Social Research Centre and the Centre for Research into Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures at the University of Queensland.
SampleProbability multi-stage random
 Spatially stratified random sample, generating a minimum of 100 respondents in 10 sub-regional areas across the Brisbane-SEQ region.
Respondents N =1612
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole? Please mark a number below. 5 very satisfied 4 3 2 1 not at all satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-5-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean4.24
Standard deviation0.73


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
local areaL16LOCAL: RESIDENCE
local areaR01ab03Region in Australia, also classified as above ↑
satisfaction with housingH22ae02Satisfaction with housing