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Blekesaune & Hansen (2021): study NO 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Blekesaune, M.; Hansen, T.
Title:
Human Values and Retirement Experiences: a Longitudinal Analysis of Norwegian Data
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2021, Vol. 157, 1001 - 1019

Investigation

Public:
40-85 aged, Norway, followed 10 years, 2007-2017
Survey name:
NO-NorLAG
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 5207
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Telephone interviews, post questionanaires and register data

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Currently, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
10 very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 not at all satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-m
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Remarks:
90% responded with a value of 7 or higher.
Less than 1% with 3 or lower.
Page in publication:
1008
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.40 -
SD:
1.50 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Aging Ageing Retired Retirement: stopped working
Got pension
Years after retirement Time since retirement Physical health Change in functional health