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Brereton (2011): study IE 2001 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Brereton, F.J.
Title:
Rural Change and Individual Well-Being: The Case of Ireland and Rural Quality of Life
Source:
European Urban and Regional Studies, 2011, Vol. 18, 203 - 227

Investigation

Public
Rural population, Ireland, 2001 & 2007
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Probability simple random sample
Respondents
N = 1377
Non Response
Assessment

not reported

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about the good and bad things in your life, which of these answers best describes your life as a whole?’
1 as bad as can be
2 very bad
3 bad
4 alright
5 good
6 very good
7 as good as can be
Classification:
C-BW-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Well-being
Page in publication:
212
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 24.7%,   2: 30.6%,   3: 32.1%,   4: 11%,   5: 1.2%,   6: 0.2%,   7: 0.2%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 0 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.60 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Time trend Trend average happiness in urban/rural dwellers