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Studies

Lewinter et al. (1996): study DK Hovenstaden (Capital region, København) 1991

Publication

Author(s):
Lewinter, M.; Gezgin, K.; Kesmez, S.S.
Title:
The Social Situation of Elderly Turkish Immigrants in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Source:
Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 1996, Vol. 11, 115 - 129

Investigation

Public:
55+aged Turkish migrants, Copenhagen, Denmark, 199?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 116
Non Response:
44%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviewers were Turkish or Kurdish speaking

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
5  very satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-g
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Remarks:
72% happy (very or somewhat)
Page in publication:
124

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Minority vs Majority Ethnic status in specific nations
Inequality of happiness in nations