Findings on happiness in Lee (1998): study KR 1996

Publication
Author(s)Lee, S.
TitleMarital Status, Gender, and Subjective Quality of Life in Korea.
SourceDevelopment and Society, 1998, Vol. 27, 35 - 49
Investigation
Public20-60 aged, general public, South Korea, 1996
Collect period4
 April 15-30
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =1000
Non Response4,5%
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Structured interview
General remarksThe widowed, divorced and separated were excluded in this analysis
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, do you feel happy these days....? 5 very happy 4 somewhat happy 3 so so 2 somewhat not happy 1 not happy at all
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-5-f
Author's labelOverall Happiness
Page in publication39
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean2.60
Standard deviation

Scores in12345
%1.912.050.928.46.7

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Educational levelE01ab02Level of school-education
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Household incomeI01ab03Household income
Interaction termX01UNCLASSIFIED
Marital statusM01MARRIAGE: MARITAL STATUS CAREER
Subjective classS09ab02Subjective social rank