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Studies

Huffman & Rizov (2016): study RU 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Huffman, S.K.; Rizov, M.
Title:
Life Satisfaction and Diet: Evidence from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey.
Source:
Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the 2016 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, 2016, 1 - 25, Boston, Massachusetts.

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1994-2005
Survey name:
RU-RLMS
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 4000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On the whole, are you…?
5  fully satisfied
4  not fully satisfied but generally
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  still dissatisfied
1  extremely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
8,23
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.43
SD:
1.08

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)
Trend happiness marrital categories
Gender Sex (male vs female)
Trend happiness in age groups
Employment Unemployed involuntary
Trend happiness in employment categories
Residence Rural vs urban dwelling
Trend happiness in urban/rural dwellers
Age TIME Education Level of school-education
Trend happiness in educational groups
Exercise Active involvement in sports Alcohol Consumption Use of alcohol Smoking Use of tobacco Calorie consumption Trend happiness in urban/rural dwellers
What one eats
Protein consumption What one eats Fat consumption What one eats Diet diversity What one eats