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Healy (2005): study IE 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Healy, T.
Title:
In Each Other's Shadow. What Has Been the Impact of Human and Social Capital on Life Satisfaction in Ireland?
Source:
Thesis, National University of Ireland, 2005, Dublin, Ireland

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2002
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 0
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

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?
0  very dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 1%,   5: 2%,   6: 7%,   7: 7%,   8: 19%,   9: 31%,   10: 19%,   11: 14%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.80 7.80
SD:
1.54 1.54

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Age category Current age (in years) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) residential location Community size
Region in Irerland
educational completion Level of school-education religiosity Participation in church owner-occupier House owned or rented employment status Current employment status
Unemployed involuntary
Full-time home maker
Current status: retired or not
Involved in schooling or not
income (net weekly) Current income level (unspecified)