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Studies

Pelham & Nyiri (2009): study ZZ 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Pelham, B.W.; Nyiri, Z.
Title:
Eating well and Life Satisfaction; a Global View.
Source:
The Gallup Company, 2009, Washington DC, USQA

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 114 nations, 2006-2008
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 114000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Telephone and face-to-face interviews

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
2

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Hunger How much one eats
Malnutrition in nation
Eating healthy Healthy eating
What one eats