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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:
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) 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