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Studies

Bruni & Stanca (2006): study ZZ 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Bruni, L.; Stanca, L.
Title:
Watching Alone: Relational Goods, Television and Happiness.
Source:
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2006, Vol. 30, 1 - 23

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 80 nations, 1990-2004
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 259947
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
In report expressed on scale 10-100: Mean 66.39 (S.D. 24.85)
Page in publication:
7
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.64
SD:
2.49

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Member of voluntary organization Membership of voluntary organizations Active in voluntary organization Voluntary work Income Current income level (unspecified) Health Self-perceived health Freedom FREEDOM Unemployed Current employment arrangement Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Education Level of school-education Age Current age (in years) Male Sex (male vs female) Religion important Concern about religion Trust Trusting
Trust in people
Honesty Honesty in nation Relational time Current contacts
Current time-usage
Voluntary activities Voluntary work
Participation in church
Active involvement in sports
Active participation
Political participation