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Kim & Cho (2003): study KR 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Kim, M.; Cho, K.H.
Title:
Quality of Life among Government Employees.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 62/63, 387 - 409

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged government sector employees, Korea, 1999
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 1002
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Trained interviewers delivered questionnaires

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Considering job, family, finances, leisure and so on, how satisfied are you with your overall life?
1  very unsatisfied
2  unsatisfied
3  slightly unsatisfied
4  slightly satisfied
5  satisfied
6  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-f
Author's label:
Overall life satisfaction
Remarks:
Full tekst of question and distribution of responses provided by author on request
Page in publication:
403
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2%,   2: 9.7%,   3: 20.1%,   4: 48.9%,   5: 18.3%,   6: 0.9%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.75 5.94
SD:
0.96 1.86

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Commuting Satisfaction with commuting Work Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Health Global health rating Family Satisfaction with marriage Family Finances Satisfaction with financial situation Housing Satisfaction with housing Leisure Satisfaction with time for leisure Social life Satisfaction with friends Community Satisfaction with neighbors Country Proud of nationality Gender Current gender Age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Marital Status Type of Employment Public employment (vs private sector)