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Studies

Allardt (1973): study NO 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Allardt, E.
Title:
About Dimensions of Welfare: An Explanatory Analysis of a Comparative Scandinavian Survey.
Source:
Research Reports, Nr.1, Research Group for Comparative Sociology, University of Helsinki, 1973, Finland

Investigation

Public
15-64 aged, general public, Norway, 1972
Sample
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Do you feel your life at present is.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  quite unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
119

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income Current income level (unspecified) Housing density Number of persons in household Education Level of school-education Social status 'Objective' socio-economic status Chronic illness Self-perceived chronic illness Anxiety Current psycho-somatic complaints Frequency of meetings with relatives Contacts with relatives Number of friends Current number of friends Opportunities to make personal contacts Perceived opportunities for contacts Possibilities to decide on matters concerning one's life Amount of restrictions perceived Number of memberships in clubs and associations Membership of voluntary organizations Interesting life Interesting (vs boring) Easyness of life Easy (vs hard) Loneliness Feeling lonely (vs not) Feeling of being liked Perceived popularity Feeling of being able to use knowledge and skills Efficacious, productive Feeling of chance tosucceed Perceived chances for realization Gets sufficient attention Perceived quality of intimate ties Satisfaction with income Satisfaction with income Age Current age (in years) Male sex Sex: male (vs female) Number of communities in which lived Times moved in country