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Studies

Mastekaasa & Moum (1984): study NO 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Mastekaasa, A.; Moum, T.
Title:
The Perceived Quality of Life in Norway: Regional Variations and Contextual Effects.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1984, Vol. 14, 385 - 419

Investigation

Public
Adults, general public, Norway, 1981
Sample
Respondents
N = 1521
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

".......satisfaction with life-as-a-whole......"
(Full question not reported.)
1  very dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
3  very satisfied
4  extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-?-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Overall life satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Education Level of school-education Income Current income level (unspecified) Age Current age (in years) Male sex Sexe: male (vs female) Household size Number of persons in household Occupationally active Current employment status Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Degree of urbanization Community size Traditionalism of the county Modernity of local society
Social problems in vicinity
Economic level of the county Economic growth/decline in region County in Norway Region in Norway Joint effects Summed socio-demographic + environmental factors