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Studies

Ryan & Dziurawiec (2001): study AU 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Ryan, L.; Dziurawiec, S.
Title:
Materialism and Its Relationship to Life Satisfaction.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2001, Vol. 55, 185 - 197

Investigation

Public:
Adults, Perth, Australia, 1998
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 162
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfying are these different aspects of your life? Indicate the number which best suits your situation. Life as a whole is....."
1  very dissatisfying
2  dissatisfying
3  rather dissatisfying
4  rather satisfying
5  satisfying
6  very satisfying

This item was followed by eight questions on life domain satisfactions.
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a
Author's label:
Life as whole
Page in publication:
192
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.40
SD:
0.90

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Standard of living Satisfaction with standard of living Family life Satisfaction with family-life Amount of fun and enjoyment Pleasant (vs unpleasant) House/unit/flat Satisfaction with housing Accomplishing in life Satisfaction with own accomplishments Work and pay Current satisfaction with work Health and physical condition Satisfaction with health Materialism Materialism