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Samuel & Hadjar (2016): study ZZ Europe 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Samuel, R.; Hadjar, A.
Title:
How Welfare-State Regimes Shape Subjective Well-Being across Europe.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2016, Vol. 129, 565 - 587

Investigation

Public:
25-80 aged, general public, Europe, Multiple nations, 2002 - 2012
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-6: 2002-2014
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 170496
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 2 questions:

A. Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
10    extremely happy                                                                      
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0     extremely unhappy

B. All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life nowadays.?
10   extremely satisfied                                                                
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0   extermely dissatisfied   

Summation:  (A+B)/2
Classification:
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b
Author's label:
Life satisfaction, cognitive dimension
Page in publication:
14
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%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.62
SD:
2.11

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Welfare-state regime Social security in nation Occupational status (ISEI) Social prestige of occupation
Social security in nation