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O'Brien & Patsiorkovski (1999): study RU 1996

Publication

Author(s):
O'Brien, D.J.; Patsiorkovski, V.V.
Title:
Russian Village Household Panel Study, 1995-1997
Source:
ICPSR 02816-v1, Ann Arbor, MI

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, Rural areas, general public, Russia, 1996
Survey name:
ICPSR 2816
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 463
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfied are you with your life right now?"
1  dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-n-7-d
Remarks:
Russian Village Household Panel Survey
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.2%,   2: 2.2%,   3: 10.6%,   4: 38.7%,   5: 40.6%,   6: 6.9%,   7: 0.6%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.41 5.68
SD:
0.89 1.48
Full text:
Self report on single question:

"How would you describe your own personal adjustment to life these days......?"
- 3 very maladjusted
- 2
- 1
  0
+1
+2
+ 3 very well adjusted

Scoring: a  =  -3..........d  =  0.........g  =  +3
Classification:
O-V-c-sq-n-7-a
Remarks:
Russian Village Household Panel Survey
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.2%,   2: 1.5%,   3: 6.5%,   4: 36.1%,   5: 45.4%,   6: 9.7%,   7: 0.6%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.57 5.94
SD:
0.85 1.41
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"Life in general is …"
1  miserable
2
3
4
5
6
7  enjoyable
Classification:
O-V-g-sq-n-7-b
Remarks:
Russian Village Household Panel Survey
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.2%,   2: 2.2%,   3: 8.9%,   4: 39.3%,   5: 41.7%,   6: 7.1%,   7: 0.6%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.44 5.73
SD:
0.87 1.45