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Studies

Rohe & Basolo (1997): study US Baltimore, Maryland 1989

Publication

Author(s):
Rohe, W.M.; Basolo, V.
Title:
Long-Term Effects of Homeownership on the Self-Perceptions and Social Interaction of Low-Income Persons.
Source:
Environment and Behavior, 1997, Vol. 29, 793 - 819

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, heads of low-income households, Baltimore city, United States, followed 36 months, 1989-1991
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 283
Non Response:
Assessment:

assesment method not reported

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with.your life as a whole these days?
1   very dissatisfied
2   dissatisfied
3   neutral
4   satisfied
5   very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
804

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Life satisfaction at T3 Past happiness ( 1 to 10 years ago) Change to owner Change from rent to owner Age Current age (in years) Sex Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Education Level of school-education Income Current income level (unspecified) Occupational status Current socio-economic status Housing condition Quality of house Neighborhood satisfaction Attitude to neighborhood