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Schyns (2000): study RU 1993

Publication

Author(s):
Schyns, P.
Title:
The Relationship between Income, Changes in Income and Life-Satisfaction in West Germany and the Russian Federation. Relative, Absolute or a Combination of Both?
Source:
Diener, E.;Rathz, D.R.;Eds.: "Advances in Quality of Life Theory and Research", Kluwer, 2000, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 83 - 110

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, Russia, followed 3 years 1993-1996
Survey name:
RU-RUSSET1
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 0
Non Response:
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?
Again, pick a number between 0 and 10 to indicate how satisfied you are.
0  totally dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 totally satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d
Remarks:
Score 1-3: 32,1% (very unhappy)
Score 8-10: 14,% (very happy)
Page in publication:
92
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:
4.80

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income level Household income Satisfaction with income level Satisfaction with income Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Young versus old Education Level of school-education Work status Current employment status Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)