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Studies

Lew & Park (1998): study KR 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Lew, S.C.; Park, H.K.
Title:
Economic Development, Housing Standards, and Quality of Life in South Korea.
Source:
Development and Society, 1998, Vol. 27, 51 - 66

Investigation

Public:
20-60 aged, general public, South Korea, 1996
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
not rep
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

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with social security and cultural life Dwelling + leisure + social life Satisfaction with economic-social status Satisfaction with multiple domains of life Satisfaction with personal relation and health Family + leisure + work satisfaction with child raising and education Satisfaction with multiple domains of life housing satisfaction Satisfaction with housing none Satisfaction with multiple domains of life