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RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1995

Publication

Author(s):
RUSSET panel study,
Title:
Russian Socio-Economic Transition Panel study (RUSSET)
Source:
William van der Veld's website

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1995
Survey name:
RU-RUSSET3
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 2273
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole in the present time? On this card you see the scale, where '1' means that you are not at all satisfied, and '10' very satisfied. You also can choose any number between them.
1  not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g
Remarks:
Weighted: Mo=5.27; Sdo=2.25     Mt=4.74    SDt=2.50
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.2%,   2: 6.4%,   3: 12.8%,   4: 10.1%,   5: 24.8%,   6: 11.6%,   7: 11.7%,   8: 9.4%,   9: 3.5%,   10: 4%   (total 99.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.22 4.68
SD:
2.23 2.48
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 100, the '0' means 'completely unsatisfied' and '100' means 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are, the higher the number."
0    completely unsatisfied
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-101-a
Remarks:
Weighted by gender, age, 4 clusters and urban/rural.
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%,   12: 0%,   13: 0%,   14: 0%,   15: 0%,   16: 0%,   17: 0%,   18: 0%,   19: 0%,   20: 0%,   21: 0%,   22: 0%,   23: 0%,   24: 0%,   25: 0%,   26: 0%,   27: 0%,   28: 0%,   29: 0%,   30: 0%,   31: 0%,   32: 0%,   33: 0%,   34: 0%,   35: 0%,   36: 0%,   37: 0%,   38: 0%,   39: 0%,   40: 0%,   41: 0%,   42: 0%,   43: 0%,   44: 0%,   45: 0%,   46: 0%,   47: 0%,   48: 0%,   49: 0%,   50: 0%,   51: 0%,   52: 0%,   53: 0%,   54: 0%,   55: 0%,   56: 0%,   57: 0%,   58: 0%,   59: 0%,   60: 0%,   61: 0%,   62: 0%,   63: 0%,   64: 0%,   65: 0%,   66: 0%,   67: 0%,   68: 0%,   69: 0%,   70: 0%,   71: 0%,   72: 0%,   73: 0%,   74: 0%,   75: 0%,   76: 0%,   77: 0%,   78: 0%,   79: 0%,   80: 0%,   81: 0%,   82: 0%,   83: 0%,   84: 0%,   85: 0%,   86: 0%,   87: 0%,   88: 0%,   89: 0%,   90: 0%,   91: 0%,   92: 0%,   93: 0%,   94: 0%,   95: 0%,   96: 0%,   97: 0%,   98: 0%,   99: 0%,   100: 0%,   101: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 100 On range 0-10
Mean:
53.28 5.33
SD:
24.01 2.40
Full text:
Self report on single question

Try to imagine the life, which you consider as ideal. How would you estimate your life as a whole at present comparing with this ideal?
1  very far from ideal
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely the same as ideal
-    do not know
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
ideal life
Page in publication:
v295
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 16.3%,   2: 12%,   3: 15.7%,   4: 9.9%,   5: 18.3%,   6: 7.7%,   7: 5.8%,   8: 5.6%,   9: 2.7%,   10: 2.4%   (total 96.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.13 3.48
SD:
2.40 2.66