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Studies

Hayo (2007): study ZZ Eastern Europe 1991

Publication

Author(s):
Hayo, B.
Title:
Happiness in Transition: An Emprical Study on Eastern Europe.
Source:
Economic Sytsems, 2007, Vol. 31, 204 - 222

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Eastern European Countries, 1991
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 5592
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
1 not at all satisfied
2 not very satisfied
3 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-3-b
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.14
SD:
0.63

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happiness across countries Current nation of residence Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married vs never married
Vs widowed
Vs divorced
Education Level of school-education Type of employment Unemployed involuntary
Full-time vs part-time
Current occupation
Current status: retired or not
Income quartiles Current income level (unspecified) Community size Community size Church attendance Participation in church Religion Current religious beliefs Summed effects Socio-demographic + social ties