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Studies

Scales & Scase (2001): study GB 1991

Publication

Author(s):
Scales, J.; Scase, R.
Title:
Fit and Fifty? Britain Towards 2010.
Source:
Report, Foresight Programme's Leisure and Earning, 2001, UK

Investigation

Public:
50-59 aged, general public, UK, 1991-1998
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1998
Sample:
Probability cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 10000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
and interview by telephone if face-to-face not possible; short additional household level questionnaire for one individual of the household

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Employment status and income stream Source of current income
Current employment status
Current status: retired or not