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Studies

Sortheix & Lönnqvist (2014): study ZZ EU 25 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Sortheix, F.M.; Lönnqvist, J.E.
Title:
Personal Value Priorities and Life Satisfaction in Europe: The |Moderating Role of Socioeconomic Development.
Source:
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2014, Vol. 45, 282 - 299

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 25 European nations, 2006
Survey name:
EU-ESS 3: 2006
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 44106
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 3 questions:

A: How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
B How satisfied are you with how life has turned out so far?
C: How happy are you?

Each rated
0  extremely dissatisfied (unhappy)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremenly satisfied (happy)

Computation: (A+B+C)/3
Classification:
O-Sum---mq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction (LS)
Page in publication:
287
Error estimates:
Average Cronbach alpha across nations .85

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Random slope variance Value climate in the nation
Hedonic values in nation
Value-environment fit