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Studies

Kolstad (1996): study NO 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Kolstad, A.
Title:
Satisfaction in Norway.
Source:
Saris, W.E.;et al;Eds.: "A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe", Eötvös University Press,1996, Hungary, 133 - 144

Investigation

Public:
17+ aged, general public, Norway, 1990
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 995
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Supplemented by two waves of mail questionnaires

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
5  completely satisfied
4  satisfied
3  unsatisfied nor satisfied
2  unsatisfied
1  completely unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life in general
Page in publication:
135
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 2%,   3: 6%,   4: 44%,   5: 48%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.38 8.62
SD:
0.69 1.30

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding gender Sex (male vs female) age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Income Household income Demographic variables, income and education Socio-demographic factors only Education Level of school-education Life stage Family career (family life-cycle)
Stage of life
Occupation Current occupation