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Studies

Moller (1996): study ZA 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Moller, V.
Title:
Intergenerational Relations and the Time Use in Urban Black South African Households.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1996, Vol. 37, 303 - 332

Investigation

Public:
Urban blacks in 3-generation households, South Africa, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 900
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Dairy. The survey was divided in three parts: a: contact interview covered background information on the household and its members. b: personal interviews on a range of topics c: a leave behind dairy that was left with each subject to be completed on a designated weekday, monday to Thursday.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? On the whole, would you say you are.....?
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g
Remarks:
% very satisfied or satisfied (scores 5 +4)
High school child     64%
Parents                    48%
Grandparents           47%

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Stage of life Stage of life