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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:
Selfreport 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

Correlational Findings

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