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Ahmadyar (2016): study NL 2016

Publication

Author(s):
Ahmadyar, N.A.
Title:
Do the determinants of happiness differ between immigrants and home-stayers? A comparison between Afghansin the Netherlands and Afghanistan
Source:
Master thesis Msc Program in Urban Management and Development, Erasmus university Rotterdam

Investigation

Public:
+18 aged Afghan immigrants, The Netherlands, 2016
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 141
Non Response:
30%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Questions largely taken from European Social Survey.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness score chart
Page in publication:
31
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0.02%,   3: 0.04%,   4: 0.02%,   5: 0.1%,   6: 0.15%,   7: 0.14%,   8: 0.17%,   9: 0.19%,   10: 0.09%,   11: 0.09%   (total 1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.50 6.50
SD:
2.16 2.16
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
0  extremely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
-    don't know
-   no answer
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction score chart
Page in publication:
31
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0.03%,   3: 0.01%,   4: 0.01%,   5: 0.08%,   6: 0.17%,   7: 0.19%,   8: 0.14%,   9: 0.02%,   10: 0.12%,   11: 0.06%   (total 0.84%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.27 6.27
SD:
2.15 2.15

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Immigrants Life satisfaction O-HL by O-SL Immigrants Income level Household income Immigrants Level of Education Level of school-education Immigrants Social Relationship Current contacts
Current contacts with friends
Immigrants Social Trust Trust in people Immigrants Social Status Subjective social rank Immigrants Intimate Friend Intimate discussions Immigrants Loneliness Feeling lonely (vs not) Immigrants Statisfaction with Quality of the Government Attitudes to government Immigrants Satisfaction from the State of the Economy Attitudes to economy in the nation Immigrants General Health Self-perceived health Immigrants Personal Safety Perceived safety in vinicity