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Studies

Gökdemir & Dumludag (2012): study NL 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Gökdemir, O.; Dumludag, D
Title:
Life Satisfaction Among Turkish and Moroccan Immigrants in the Netherlands: The Role of Absolute and Relative Income.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2012, Vol. 06, 407 - 417

Investigation

Public:
Adults, Turkish and Moroccan immigrants, The Netherlands, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 207
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Remarks:
Turkish: M=6.8   Moroccan: M=7.7
Page in publication:
3
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.22
Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Lead item not reported
4  very happy
3  somewhat happy
2  somewhat unhappy
1  very unhappy
-   DK/NA
Classification:
O-H?-?-sq-v-4-b
Remarks:
Turkish: M=3.05   Moroccan: M=3.12
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.08

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Migration generation Ethnic status in the Netherlands Education Level of school-education Gender Sex (male vs female) Perception of Discrimination Perceived occurrence of ethnic discrimination Health Self-perceived health Absolute Income (per month) Current income level (unspecified) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Religion Current religious practices Relative Income (per month) Relative income