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Studies

Leonardi et al. (1999): study IT 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Leonardi, F.; Gagliardi, C.; Marcellini, F.; Spazzafumo, L.
Title:
The Top-Down/Bottom-Up Controvercy from a Constructionist Approach: A Method for Measuring Top-Down Effects Applied to Sample of Older People.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1999, Vol. 48, 187 - 216

Investigation

Public:
55+aged, Italy, followed 5 years 1995-200
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 297
Non Response:
50.5%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

At present, how satisfied are you, all in all, with your life in general?
0  very unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ce
Author's label:
Overall Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
59
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:
7.14 7.14
SD:
2.14 2.14

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with leisure Satisfaction with leisure Satisfaction with mobility Satisfaction with travel Satisfaction with economic situation Satisfaction with income\finances Satisfaction with house Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with living area Attitudes to local geographical conditions Satisfaction with services Satisfaction with local services Bottom-up factor Current resources