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Studies

Danzer & Danzer (2014): study UA 2003 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Danzer, A.M.; Danzer, N.
Title:
The Long-Run Consequences of Chernobyl: Evidence on Subjective Well-Being, Mental Health and Welfare.
Source:
Munich Discussion Paper, 2014, No. 2014-25, Munich, Germany

Investigation

Public:
15-75 aged, Ukraine, followed 4 years, 2003-2007,
Survey name:
UA-Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 7985
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

To what extent are you satisfied with your life in general these days?
5  fully satisfied
4  rather satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  rather dissatisfied
1  fully dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-rb
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
12
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.59 3.97
SD:
1.16 2.90

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Exposure to radiation Earlier life-events
Earlier life (antecedents of happiness)
Earlier residence
Earlier disaster
Local pollution
Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Marital state Married vs never married
Widowed
Separated
Years of schooling Years schooling Chronic (illness) Self-perceived chronic illness Drinker Use of alcohol Smoker Use of tobacco Height Height Unemployed Unemployed involuntary Pensioner Income from pension
Current status: retired or not
Inactive Not in labor force Household size Number of persons in household Log income Current income level (unspecified) Space pc Surface of house