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Studies

Danzer & Danzer (2014): study UA 2003

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:
6000+ adults, aged 15 to 75, Ukraine
Survey name:
UA-Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 11922
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking everything into consideration: how satisfied are you with your life in general at the present time.....?
1  not satisfied
2  slightly satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
4  very satisfied
5  extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
dissatisfied (1+2) 21%
satisfied (3+4+5)  79%
Page in publication:
12,13
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.59
SD:
1.16

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Radiation Actual quality of local environment Sexe Sex (male vs female) Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Widowed Widowed Separated Separated Years of schooling Years schooling Chronic disease Chronic illness Drinker Use of alcohol Smoker Use of tobacco Height Heigth Unemployed Unemployed involuntary Pensioner Pension Inactive Not in labour force Household size Number of persons in household Log income Household income Space pc Surface of house