- 18+ aged, students, USA, 199?
- N = 298
- Non Response:
- Questionnaire: paper
- Authors's label
- Satisfaction with possessions
- Our Classification
- Selfreport on 6 questions:
If you own any of the following items, please indicate the extent to which you are satisfied/dissatisied with possessing or owning them.
a. House or condominium
b. Consumer electronis (CD player, TV, VCR, computers, etc.)
c. Furniture and/or appliances
d. Private transportation (cars, trucks, motorcycles,and bicycles)
e. clothing accessories, and jewelry
f. Savings and investments
0=no opinion, missing value
Composite index is average of 6 formative single indicators.
Observed Relation with Happiness
- political situation
- cultural life
- social life
Unaffected by additional control for satisfaction with:
- repair services
- do-it-yourself repairs