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Studies

Herbers & Mulder (2017): study ZZ Europe 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Herbers, D.J.; Mulder, C.H.
Title:
Housing and Subjective Well-Being of Older Adults in Europe.
Source:
Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 2017, Vol. 32, 533 - 558

Investigation

Public:
50+ aged, general public, 16 European nations, 2012
Survey name:
SHARE wave 4
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 36015
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Computer assisted and additionally paper questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

All things considered, to what extend are you satisfied with your life?
0 minimum
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 maximum
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
table 1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.43 7.43

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Housing tenure House owned or rented
Mortgage (on home)
Dwelling size Surface of house Household composition Current household-composition
Family composition
Education level Level of school-education Labour-market status Current employment status
Current status: retired or not
Unemployed involuntary
Skill level of the job Occupational level Degree of urbanization Urbanization
Community size
Self-reported health Self-perceived health Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Country Current nation of residence