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Studies

Sulemana et al. (2016): study ZZ 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Sulemana, I.; James, H.S.; McCann, L.
Title:
Perceived Environmental Quality and Subjective Well-being: are African Countries different from Developed Countries?
Source:
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2016, Vol. 3, 64 - 87

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 13 nations, 2005-2009
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 23000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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:
Subjective Well-being
Page in publication:
71
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.78 -
SD:
2.41 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Africa vs Developed Modernity of nation Poor Water Satisfaction with water quality
Water supply in vicinity
Concern about clean environment
Poor Air Perceived air pollution in vicinity
Concern about clean environment
Poor sewage and sanitation Sewage in vicinity
Concern about clean environment
Age Current age (in years) Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Education Level of school-education Health status Current general health status Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Employment status Unemployed involuntary Social capital: trust Trust in people City size Rural dwelling (vs urban)
Sub-urban (vs urban)
Size of urban setting
Income scale Current income level (unspecified)
Relative to income of compatriots
Satisfied with finances Satisfaction with income\finances Children Number of children Control over life Current absence of restrictions (social freedom)
In control (vs drifting)
Inner locus of control
Religiosity Concern about religion
Religiosity (degree)
Social capital: memberships