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Studies

Haski-Leventhal (2009): study ZZ Europe 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Haski-Leventhal, D.
Title:
Elderly Volunteering and Well-Being: A Cross-European Comparison Based on SHARE Data
Source:
Voluntas, 2009, Vol. 20: 388-404

Investigation

Public:
50+ aged, 12 European Nations, 2007
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 30023
Non Response:
66%
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Following the personal interview, respondents were asked to answer an additional questionnaire and return it by mail.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

In general, how satisfied are you with your life?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
395

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Volunteer vs non volunteer Voluntary work