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Nuvolati (2004): study IT 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Nuvolati, G.
Title:
Commuting and Quality of Life. The Italian Case.
Source:
Paper 6the Congress ISQOLS, 2004, Philadelphia, USA

Investigation

Public
15+ aged, general public, Italy, 1996
Sample
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents
N = 3561
Non Response
1,7%
Assessment
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All in all, how do you judge your quality of life?
4  very satisfactory
3  sufficiently satisfactory
2  not too satisfactory
1  unsatisfactory
-   don't know
Classification:
O-SQL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with quality of life
Remarks:
% very or sufficient satisfied: 82,4
Page in publication:
7
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.4%,   2: 15.8%,   3: 72.9%,   4: 8.1%   (total 98.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.89 -
SD:
0.54 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sex Sexe: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Occupation Full-time home maker
Unemployed involuntary
Current occupation
Kind of occupation (profession)
Current status: retired or not
Involved in schooling or not
Self employed
Education Level of school-education Area Region in Italy Community Community size Transport to go to work Transport mode
Modes of travel
Work related travel