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Studies

Rojas (2008): study MX 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Rojas, M.
Title:
Experienced Poverty and Income Poverty in Mexico: A Subjective Well-Being Approach.
Source:
World Development, 2008, Vol. 36, 1078 - 1093

Investigation

Public:
General public, five states, Mexico, 2001
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1536
Non Response:
4
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
not reported, assumed

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking everything in your life into consideration, how satisfied with your life are you?
1  extremely unsatisfied
2  very unsatisfied
3  unsatisfied
4  satisfied nor unsatisfied
5  satisfied
6  very satisfied
7  extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-c
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
1081-1082
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.1%,   2: 1.2%,   3: 8.3%,   4: 4.4%,   5: 53.2%,   6: 27.5%,   7: 5.4%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.13 8.08
SD:
0.99 1.95

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Health satisfaction Single domain evaluations Economic satisfaction Single domain evaluations Job satisfaction Single domain evaluations
Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
Family satisfaction Single domain evaluations
Satisfaction with intimacy
Friendship satisfaction Satisfaction with friends
Single domain evaluations
Self satisfaction Single domain evaluations
Satisfaction with leisure
Community satisfaction Satisfaction with local community Satisfaction in seven domains Family + economy + work + intimates + self