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Studies

Saris et al. (1996): study RU 1991

Publication

Author(s):
Saris, W.E.; Bunting, B.; Scherpenzeel, A.C.; Veenhoven, R.
Title:
A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Source:
Eötvös University Press, 1996, Budapest, Hungary

Investigation

Public
16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1991
Survey name
IN-IRMCS
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N =
Non Response
22
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
5  completely satisfied
4  satisfied
3  unsatisfied nor satisfied
2  unsatisfied
1  completely unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c
Page in publication:
205
Full text:
Self report on single question:

'Altogether and considering all things which are important to you, and using  scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means that your life is going very badly and 10 that your life is going very well, how would you say things are going currently?"
0  completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLC-c-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication:
208
Full text:
Self report 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
Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 10, where 0 means 'completely dissatisfied' and 10 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are the higher the number.
0  completely unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-a
Remarks:
Source: + personal communication W. Saris
Page in publication:
203, 208