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Studies

Averina, M. et al. (2005): study RU Archangelsk 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Averina, M., M.; Brox, J.; Nilsson, O.
Title:
Social and lifestyle determinants of depression, aniety, sleeping disorders and self-evaluated quality of life in Russia
Source:
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemol (2005) 40: 511-518

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged general public, Arkhangelsk, Russia, 2000
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability area sample
Respondents:
N = 3705
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
A six page questionnaire with 111 questions was administered

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's label:
Self evaluated quality of life
Remarks:
Mean computed by WDH team from 5.8 males and 5,3 females (age adjusted 5,5 and 5,2)
26 % unhappy (< 5):
Page in publication:
514
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.55
SD:
1.80

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Low consumption (of nutrients) What one eats Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Unsatisfied with nutrition Attitudes to one's nutrition Alcohol use disorder Problems with addiction
Alcoholic (f10)
Smoking Use of tobacco Circulatory diseases Diseases of circulatory system (i00-99) Gastrointestinal diseases Diseases of digestive system (k00-93) Education Level of school-education Income Source of current income
Personal income
Civil status Married vs widowed
Married vs never married
Married vs divorced