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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 = 26000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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
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:
7.40

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 health-services
Satisfaction with local transport
Attitudes to state-services
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 Attitudes to social relations in the nation
Ethnic discrimination in environment
Safe neighbourhood Perceived safety in vinicity Church attendance Participation in church Manual worker Manual or non-manual
Current occupation
Urban area Rural vs urban dwelling Employed Current occupation Influences of characteristics on life-satisfaction Socio-demographic + life-appraisals