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Studies

Stanca (2016): study ZZ 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Stanca, L.
Title:
The Geography of Parenthood and Well-Being: Do Children make us Happy, where and why?
Source:
World Happiness Report, 2016, Vol.2, 88 - 102, New York, USA

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 100 nations 1981-2014
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 1994-2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 400894
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 as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
In report presented on range 10 - 100.
Page in publication:
91
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.70 6.33
SD:
2.40 2.67
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
In report presented on range 10 - 40.
Page in publication:
91
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.05
SD:
0.74

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Parenthood Current parental status Number of children Number of children