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Studies

Oishi et al. (1999): study ZZ 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Oishi, S.; Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.; Suh, E.M.
Title:
Cross-Cultural Variations in Predictors of Life Satisfaction: Perpectives from Needs and Values.
Source:
Personality and Social Psychology, 1999, Vol. 25, 980 - 990

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 39 nations, 1991
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 54446
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa
Author's label:
Global Life Satisfaction
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.02 6.69
SD:
2.09 2.32

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Financial satisfaction Satisfaction with finances in nation Job satisfaction Satisfaction with work in nation Home life satisfaction Satisfaction with home life in nation