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Studies

Abbott et al. (2011): study KG 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Abbott, P.; Sapsford, R.; Wallace, C.
Title:
Surviving the Transformation: Social quality in Central Asia and the Caucusus
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies 12: 199-223

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, Kyrgyzstan 2001
Survey name:
Social Development S
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How satisfied are you all things considered with your life as a whole these days?
4  definitely satisfied
3  quite satisfied
2  rather dissatisfied
1  definitely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c
Remarks:
61.1% satisfied or quite satisfied
Page in publication:
205
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.69

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Economic situation Satisfaction with income\finances Material Sufficiency of current income General trust in people Trust in people Trust government Trust in institutions in nation Trust institutions Trust in institutions Crime Perceived safety in vinicity
Specific worries
Friends confide in Current contacts with friends
Number of close friends
Social resource Perceived availability of social support Active in organization Membership of voluntary organizations Nationality Ethnic status in Kyrgystan Married\live with partner Married state (compared to non-married states) Employed Current employment status Malaise Current psycho-somatic complaints
Current stress
Feeling secure (vs threatened)
Personal control Current anomy
Multiple aspect evaluations of life
Inner locus of control
Health Self-perceived health Political influence Perceived political control Freedom Perceived political freedom in nation Social qualities Social resources
Life-appraisals