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Studies

Zamfir (1984): study RO 1979

Publication

Author(s):
Zamfir, C.
Title:
Indicatori si Surse de Variatie a Calitatii Vietii. (Indicators and Sources of Variation of Quality of Life).
Source:
Editura Academici, 1984, Romania

Investigation

Public
Working people, Romania, 1979
Sample
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents
N = 1804
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in presence of the interviewer

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Think of the way you lived your life in the last time: how would you appreciate your degree of satisfaction, of happiness?
7  very high
6  high
5  relatively high
4  neither high or low
3  relatively low
2  low
1  very low
Classification:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-7-b
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.30 -
SD:
1.24 -
Full text:
Self report on single question:

The moments of joy and deep satisfaction with your life are:
1  very rare
2  rare
3  relatively rare
4  neither rare nor frequent
5  relatively frequent
6  frequent
7  very frequent
Classification:
M-TH-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Joy and satisfactions
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.92 -
SD:
1.39 -
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Moments of dissatisfaction or unhappiness with your life are:
7  very rare
6  rare
5  relatively rare
4  neither rare nor frequent
3  relatively frequent
2  frequent
1  very frequent
Classification:
M-PL-u-sq-v-7-b
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.27 -
SD:
1.27 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding occupation Current occupation