Findings on happiness in Duarte et al. (2010): study ZZ Various nation sets 2007

Publication
Author(s)Duarte, A.; Garcia, C.; Giannarakis, G.
TitleNew Approaches in transporting Planning: Happiness and transport Economics.
SourceNetnomics, 2010, Vol. 11, 5 - 32
DOIDOI:10.1007/s11066-009-9037-2
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, multiple nations, 2007
Collect period29th November
Last collect period4th December
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability snowball sample
 Invitation was sent to all TransportNET network universities, asking to spread the invitation to their mailing list, which were forward asked to spread it to all their contacts.
Respondents N =1084
 only 870 correspond to fully completed questionnaires
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How happy do you consider yourself in an overall perspective? 10 most happy 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 least happy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-10-d
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication14
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Car ownershipshow  Car
Countryshow  Current nation of residence
Home-work distanceshow  Amount of travel
Home-work distanceshow  Distance to work, also classified as above ↑
Household incomeshow  Household income
Satisfaction with familyshow  Satisfaction with family
Satisfaction with familyshow  Satisfaction with family-life , also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with financial situationshow  Satisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with social lifeshow  Satisfaction with personal contacts
Satisfaction with transport for work tripshow  Satisfaction with commuting
Satisfaction with transport for work tripshow  Satisfaction with travel mode, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with trasnport for leisure tripshow  Satisfaction with leisure activities
Satisfaction with trasnport for leisure tripshow  Satisfaction with travel mode, also classified as above ↑
Transport mode use. Work-related tripsshow  Modes of travel
Transport mode use. Work-related tripsshow  Transport mode used, also classified as above ↑
Transport mode use. Work-related tripsshow  Work related travel, also classified as above ↑