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Chander (2004): study IN Haryana 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Chander, J
Title:
Relationship between Constituents of Welfare and Income: A Need Based Approach
Source:
Phd Dissertation, 2004, Panjab University, Chandisgarh, India

Investigation

Public:
Adults, varying age ranges, general public, Haryana, India, 2002
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 500
Non Response:
30
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Taking your life as a whole, where do you feel on the happiness scale of 0 to 10 given below, where 0 means totally unhappy and 10 means completely happy

0 = Totally unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 = Completely happy
Classification:
O-HL-?-sq-n-11-e
Author's label:
Happiness self reported
Page in publication:
96
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.6%,   2: 1.6%,   3: 1.5%,   4: 1.3%,   5: 4.4%,   6: 16.4%,   7: 15.5%,   8: 16.2%,   9: 14.9%,   10: 8.7%,   11: 17.8%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.90

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Absolute ncome Current income level (unspecified)
INCOME
net income
Household income
Per capita income Gnp per capita (raw) Log of per capita income (LINPC) Current income level (unspecified) Self-reported economic security Concerns about income
Income expectations
Perceived family-happiness Other people
Current happiness of others
Fulfilment of financial expectations (AchiefF) Satisfaction with financial situation Fulfilment of social expectations (AchiefS) Satisfaction with social recognition Perceived level of own social status Subjective social rank Change in economic conditions Income career
Change in income level
Change in social conditions Current reputation (social self) Level of education Level of school-education Satisfaction with education Satisfaction with education Living in urban or rural environment Rural dwelling (vs urban) Having a (regular) job Current employment status Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Males and Females Sex (male vs female) Satisfaction with State Government (SATGOVS) Satisfaction with local politics Satisfaction with Central Government (SATGOVC) Satisfaction with government in nation Satisfaction with financial and social achievements Satisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with social recognition
Age AGE
Current age (in years)
Faith in God Belief in god
Current religious beliefs
Available time for Leisure Current leisure time Time spent on hobbies Leisure