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Studies

Niedzwiedz et al. (2015): study ZZ EU 12 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Niedzwiedz, C.L.; Mitchell, R.; Pell, J.P.
Title:
The Relationship Between Financial Distress and Life-Course Socioeconomic Inequalities in Well-Being: Cross-National Analysis of European Welfare States.
Source:
American Journal of Public Health, 2015, Vol. 105, 2090 - 2098

Investigation

Public:
50-75 aged, general public, 12 European nations, 2006-2007
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 16071
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
face-to-face computer assisted personal interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life?
10 completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c
Author's label:
Well-beinf, Life satisfaction.
Page in publication:
2091
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.67 7.67
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sexe (male vs female) Sexe: male (vs female) Welfare regimes Public goods in nation Financial distress, making ends meet Sufficiency of current income
Subjective poverty
Worrying about money
Socio-economic Index 'Objective' socio-economic status Living as single (cohabituation) Living as married Being employed (paid job) Current employment status
Current employment arrangement