- 18+ aged, students, USA, 199?
- N = 298
- Non Response:
- Questionnaire: paper
- Authors's label
- Satisfaction with do-it-yourself repairs
- Our Classification
- Selfreport on 8 questions:
People who do their own repair work often require materials and services that help them get the job done. Please indicate how you feel about the materials and services available in your community.
a. Price of replacement parts and tools
b. Quality of advice or assistance provided by retailers, friends, and others in the community
c. The completeness and intelligibility of owners'manuals or assembly instructions
d. Availability of necessary replacement parts and tools
e. The technical support provided by manufacturers
f. Quailty of replacement parts and tools
g. Availability of "how-to-repair" workshops
h. The availability of stores specializing in parts and tools, that is, places such as auto parts, building supplies, and hardware stores.
0=no opinion, missing value
Composite index is average of 8 formative single indicators.
Observed Relation with Happiness
- political situation
- cultural life
- social life
Unaffected by additional control for satisfaction with:
- repair services