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Timmermans (1997): study KR 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Timmermans, D.
Title:
Correlates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Source:
No report available. Findings directly entered in the World Database of Happiness. Based on analysis of World Values Survey 2.

Investigation

Public
18+ aged, general public, South Korea, 1990
Sample
Respondents
N = 1251
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.3%,   2: 16.4%,   3: 65.3%,   4: 9.9%   (total 94.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.86 6.20
SD:
- -
Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.5%,   2: 2.6%,   3: 4.8%,   4: 5.2%,   5: 11%,   6: 10.1%,   7: 15.2%,   8: 23.2%,   9: 11.7%,   10: 9.8%   (total 98.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.69 6.30
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Membership of volun-tary organizations Membership of voluntary organizations Perceived fate control Inner locus of control Pride in work Current pride in work Satisfaction with job Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Satisfaction with financial situation Satisfaction with financial situation Church-member or not Church-member or not Satisfaction with family-life Satisfaction with family-life Current marital status MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS Number of children Number of children Political concern Political concern Male sex Sexe: male (vs female) Current age Current age (in years) Household income Household income Current socio- economic status Current socio-economic status