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Rose & Ozcan (2007): study ZZ EU 15 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Rose, R.; Ozcan, Y.
Title:
First European Quality of Life Survey: Quality of Life in Turkey.
Source:
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 2007, Dublin, Ireland

Investigation

Public
18+aged general public, 15 EU member states and Turkey, 2003
Sample
Probability stratified sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life these days? Please tell me on a scale of 1 to 10, where one means very dissatisfied and 10 means very satisfied
10 very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b
Author's label:
Overall Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
48

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Health self-assessed Self-perceived health Destitute: rent, food, utilities Sufficiency of current income Policy satisfaction Satisfaction with local transport
Satisfaction with health-services
Attitudes to state-services
Build environment
Trust in people Trusting
Trust in people
Income quartile Personal income
Household income
Female Sex: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Class tension Ethnic discrimination in environment
Attitudes to social relations in the nation
Safe neighbourhood Perceived safety in vicinity Church attendance Participation in church Manual worker Current occupation
Manual or non-manual
Urban area Rural dwelling (vs urban) Employed Current occupation Influences of characteristics on life-satisfaction Summed socio-demographic + life-appraisals