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Studies

Eurobarometer (1975a): study LU 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Eurobarometer,
Title:
Eurobarometer, European Men and Women. A Comparison of their Attitudes to Some of the Problems Facing Society.
Source:
European Commission,1975, Brussels, Belgium

Investigation

Public
15+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 1975
Survey name
Gallup poll
Sample
Respondents
N = 324
Non Response
-
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 7%,   2: 15%,   3: 45%,   4: 26%   (total 93%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.97 6.44
SD:
0.86 2.34
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 21%,   2: 50%,   3: 24%   (total 95%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.03 6.78
SD:
0.69 1.79

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Male sex Sexe: male (vs female) Married vs. never married Married vs never married Married vs. widowed, divorced or separated Still-married vs broken marriage (widowed + separated + divorced) Never married vs. widowed, divorced or separated Never married (ss formerly married: widowed + divorced+ separated)