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Studies

Lee (1998): study KR 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Lee, S.
Title:
Marital Status, Gender, and Subjective Quality of Life in Korea.
Source:
Development and Society, 1998, Vol. 27, 35 - 49

Investigation

Public:
20-60 aged, general public, South Korea, 1996
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
4,5%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, do you feel happy these days....?
5  very happy
4  somewhat happy
3  so so
2  somewhat not happy
1  not happy at all
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-f
Author's label:
Overall Happiness
Page in publication:
39
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.9%,   2: 12%,   3: 50.9%,   4: 28.4%,   5: 6.7%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.60

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital status MARRIAGE: MARITAL STATUS CAREER Gender Sex (male vs female) Interaction term UNCLASSIFIED Subjective class Subjective social rank Household income Household income Educational level Level of school-education Age Current age (in years)