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Studies

Headey (1985): study AU AU Victoria 1985

Publication

Author(s):
Headey, B.
Title:
Victorian Panel Data, 1985
Source:
Unpublished Report, University of Melbourne, 1985, Australia

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Melbourne, Australia, 1985
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 550
Non Response:
55%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole right now.....?
1  terrible
2  unhappy
3  mostly dissatisfied
4  mixed (about equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
5  mostly satisfied
6  pleased
7  delighted
-  neutral (neither satisfied nor dissatisfied)
-  I never thought about it
-  does not apply to me



Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (modified version by Michalos)
Classification:
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-b
Author's label:
Well-being

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with marriage and sex Satisfaction with marriage Satisfaction with friendships and leisure Satisfaction with friends Satisfaction with job Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Satisfaction with standard of living Satisfaction with standard of living Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health