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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:
Selfreport 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 Sex (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 probems in vinicity
Economic level of the county Economic growth/decline in region County in Norway Region in Norway Joint effects Socio-demographic + environmental factors