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Baltatescu (2009a): study RO 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Baltatescu, S.M.
Title:
National Identity and Happiness: A Quantitative Study with Romanian Data.
Source:
Boari, V.;Ghergina, S. (Eds).: ''Weighting the Difference: Romanian Identity in the Wider European Context, 2009, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, 184 - 209

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, Romania, 2005
Survey name:
RO-Romanian POB
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1776
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.70 5.22
SD:
2.38 2.64

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Male Sexe: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Instruction level Level of school-education Household income Household income Size of town Community size Romanian ethnicity Ethnic status in Romania Satisfaction with the financial situation of household Satisfaction with financial situation Evaluation of democratization in the country Satisfaction with democracy in nation Satisfaction with market economy in Romania Satisfaction with economic development in nation Pride of being Romanian Proud of nationality Identification with the country Current identification with nation Positive attitude towards ethnic diversity in the country Ethno-centrism