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RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1997 /1

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, 1997
Survey name:
RU-RUSSET4
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 2074
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa
Remarks:
Weighted by gender, age, 4 clusters and urban/rural. Comparable question asked in survey: q133, with showing a scale 1-10. This question: q6. Pearson: q6-q133 r=,73; p=,000.
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 10.6%,   2: 6.6%,   3: 14.2%,   4: 7.9%,   5: 26.1%,   6: 8.7%,   7: 10.1%,   8: 8.4%,   9: 3.2%,   10: 2.2%   (total 98%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.79 4.21
SD:
2.30 2.56
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
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Remarks:
Weighted  Mo=5.02; Sdo=2.29     Mt=4.46  SDt=2.54
Page in publication:
v294
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 9.1%,   2: 5.8%,   3: 13.8%,   4: 8.3%,   5: 22.3%,   6: 10.9%,   7: 11.4%,   8: 10.2%,   9: 4.1%,   10: 1.6%   (total 97.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.99 4.43
SD:
2.30 2.55