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Studies

Mollenkopf et al. (2004): study HU 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Mollenkopf, H.; Kaspar, R.; Marcellini, F.; Ruoppila, I.
Title:
Quality of Life in Urban and Rural Areas of Five European Countries: Similarities and Differences.
Source:
Hallym International Journal of Aging, 2004, Vol. 6, 1 - 36

Investigation

Public:
55+ aged, Hungary, 2000
Survey name:
MOBILATE
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 605
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
Subjective quality of life
Remarks:
Hungary:
M = 6,26
Page in publication:
24
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.47

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Urbanization Rural vs urban dwelling Age Age difference among elderly Gender Sex (male vs female) Housing amenities Quality of current dwelling Apartment/house ownership House owned or rented Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with living area Satisfaction with local environment Car in household Car Satisfaction with public transportation Satisfaction with local transport Satisfaction with mobility Satisfaction with amenities in vinicity Medical services Health care in vinicity Services and shops Shops in vinicity Satisfaction with services Satisfaction with amenities in vinicity Cultural amenities Current local cultural conditions
Cultural facilities in vinicity
Natural environment Local nature Satisfaction with leisure possibilities Satisfaction with local recreation Security at night Perceived safety in vinicity Household type Living alone or not Diversity social network Size of intimate network Friends/kin nearby Current chances for intimacy Income per person Personal income
Household income
Satisfaction with finances Satisfaction with income\finances Activities of daily living Degree of restriction Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with domains ol life Satisfaction with multiple domains of life