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Studies

Levy & Guttman (1975): study IL 1973 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Levy, S.; Guttman, L.
Title:
On the Multivariate Structure of Well-Being.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1975, Vol. 2, 361 - 388

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, urban areas, Israel, 1973
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1830
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"Generally speaking, are you happy these days......?"
6  very happy
5
4
3
2
1  very unhappy
(Response options not fully reported)
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-?-6-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Full text:
Selfreport on single closed question:

"How is your mood these days....?"
4  very good all the time
3
2
1  not good almost all the time
Classification:
A-AOL-c-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Mood

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Mood O-HL by A-AOL Health condition Global health rating Evaluat. of the way the health min. han-dles health problems Attitudes to public health care Evaluation of familyincome Subjective poverty Being able to save Being able to save Perceived safety Perceived safety in vinicity Evaluation of general situation ofIsrael Evaluation of current situation of nation Evaluation of government Attitudes to national government Evaluation of secu- rity situation of Israel Attitudes to position of the nation Evaluation of employed-worker relations Attitudes to labor relations Evaluation of ethnicrelations Attitudes to ethnic relations in nation Evaluation of ethnicintegration in the country Attitudes to ethnic relations in nation Success in acquiringfriends Sociable
Ability to maintain intimate contacts
Satisfaction with medical services Satisfaction with medical services in vinicity
Satisfaction with health-services
Satisfaction with the way the govern- ment handles strikes Attitudes to government Satisfaction with economic situation Satisfaction with economic development in nation Satisfaction with social group Satisfaction with social participation Satisfaction with work Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Success in performing Self-perceived work-performance