Findings on happiness in Saris et al. (1996): study RU 1991

Publication
Author(s)Saris, W.E.; Bunting, B.; Scherpenzeel, A.C.; Veenhoven, R.
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
SourceEötvös University Press, 1996, Budapest, Hungary
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1991
Collect period5-6
Survey nameIRMCS
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingN
Respondents N =10962
Non Response22
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life in general? 5 completely satisfied 4 satisfied 3 unsatisfied nor satisfied 2 unsatisfied 1 completely unsatisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c
Page in publication205
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.336.32
Standard deviation0.822.17

Scores in12345
%2.410.642.939.54.6

Full textSelfreport on single question: 'Altogether and considering all things which are important to you, and using scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means that your life is going very badly and 10 that your life is going very well, how would you say things are going currently?" 0 completely dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLC-c-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication208
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.196.19
Standard deviation2.532.53

Scores in012345678910
%4.11.02.44.82.834.26.011.313.84.714.8

Full textSelfreport on single question: "How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 100, the '0' means 'completely unsatisfied' and '100' means 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are, the higher the number." 0 completely unsatisfied 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-n-101-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 100On range 0 - 10
Mean6.145.71
Standard deviation2.422.68

Scores in0123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
%5.32.14.82.537.65.310.513.04.613.90.0

Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 10, where 0 means 'completely dissatisfied' and 10 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are the higher the number. 0 completely unsatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication203, 208
RemarksSource: + personal communication W. Saris
DKNA %3.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.036.03
Standard deviation2.562.56

Scores in012345678910
%5.01.02.05.03.034.06.011.013.04.013.0