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Studies

Levy & Guttman (1975): study IL 1973

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 = 1940
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 Satisfaction with educational level Satisfaction with education Evaluation of one's family life Satisfaction with family-life Mood O-HL by A-AOL Evaluation of health Global health rating Want to continue living in one's town Specific changes wanted
Attitude to vinicity
Evaluation of familyincome Subjective poverty Evaluation of neihgborhood Satisfaction with local environment Want to move to another town Attitude to vinicity
Specific changes wanted
Evaluation of government Attitudes to national government Evaluation of current labor relations Attitudes to labor relations Evaluation of the condition of new immigrants Attitudes to ethnic relations in nation Eval. of relations between new immi- grants and veterans Attitudes to ethnic relations in nation Satisfaction with leisure time activities Satisfaction with leisure activities Satisfaction with life in one's town Satisfaction with local environment Satisfaction with apartment Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with government Attitudes to government Satisfaction with the government Attitudes to government Satisfaction with Israeli tv programs Satisfaction with supply of mass-media in nation
Satisfaction with media in nation
Satisfaction with the way the hista- drut handles strikes Attitudes to political groups (parties, unions) Positive evaluation of one's family life Satisfaction with family Evaluation of existing work relations Satisfaction with colleagues