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Studies

Baltatescu (2014): study RO 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Baltatescu, S.M.
Title:
Gender and Age Differences in Subjective Well-Being: Romania 1999-2005.
Source:
Eckermann, E.; Ed: "Gender, Lifespan and Quality of Life: An International Perspective", Springer Science+Buisiness Media Dordrecht, 2014, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 99 - 114

Investigation

Public:
18+ general public, Romania, 2003
Survey name:
RO-DQL 2003
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

In one's life there are better or worse periods. Characterize your state in the last days
1 unhappy, even desperate
2  very upset
3  I have the feeling that somethings is not working. I have some problems
4  I'm feeling good, although I have some problems
5  I'm feeling good, without problems
6  fully happy, high joy
Classification:
M-AO-cw-sq-v-6-a
Author's label:
Last weeks affect
Page in publication:
104
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.8%,   2: 17.4%,   3: 18.1%,   4: 42.7%,   5: 14.8%,   6: 2.1%   (total 100.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.49
SD:
1.17

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender