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O'Brien & Patsiorkovski (1999): study RU 1997

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, 1997
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: 2.6%,   3: 9.1%,   4: 45.8%,   5: 35%,   6: 5.8%,   7: 0.4%   (total 98.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.33 5.55
SD:
0.85 1.42
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: 1.3%,   3: 6.3%,   4: 36.3%,   5: 42.3%,   6: 11.7%,   7: 1.1%   (total 99.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.60 6.00
SD:
0.88 1.46
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: 2.4%,   3: 9.1%,   4: 40.4%,   5: 40.6%,   6: 5.8%,   7: 0.4%   (total 98.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.39 5.66
SD:
0.86 1.43