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Studies

Nettle (2005b): study GB 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Nettle, D.
Title:
Socio-Economic Status and Subjective Well-Being.
Source:
Paper 2005, New Castle University, UK.

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 2000
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 11419
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how do you feel your life has turned out so far?
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0
Classification:
O-V-h-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Subjective Well-Being
Remarks:
N=11269
Page in publication:
3
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:
7.42 7.42
SD:
1.72 1.72

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Social-Economic Status 'Objective' socio-economic status Income Personal income Personal control Inner locus of control Malaise inventory Scores on symptom inventories