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Gandelman & Piani (2013): study UY 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Gandelman, N.; Piani, G.
Title:
Quality of Life Satisfaction among Workers and Non-Workers in Uruguay.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 111, 97 - 115

Investigation

Public:
Working aged (18-64) Uruguay, 2013
Survey name:
INT ISSP 2007
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1437
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Lead item not reported
1  not happy at all
2  somewhat unhappy
3  somewhat happy
4  very happy
Classification:
O-H?-?-sq-v-4-da
Author's label:
Satisfaction w Life as a whole/Happiness
Page in publication:
106
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.4%,   2: 14.8%,   3: 52.4%,   4: 30.4%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.11 6.59
SD:
0.73 2.02

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding workers and non-workers Current employment status age Current age (in years) gender Sex (male vs female) with partner, non-married Living as married married Formally-married vs living-as-married widow Widowed (vs all other) family size Family size education (years) Years schooling body mass index Body Mass Index (BMI) leisure (hours) Current leisure time household income (in logs) Household income capital city City of residence is a capital