Findings on happiness in Eren & Asici (2016): study TR 2013 /2

Author(s)Eren, K.A.; Asici, A.A.
TitleThe Determinants of Happiness in Turkey: Evidence from City-Level Data.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Online Paper, 1 - 23
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s10902-016-9746-9
Public18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2013
Survey nameTR-TurkishLS2013
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
 The sampling was realized in two stages. First, settlements that include 100 households were chosen, secondly, adresses were identified by using systematic sampling. From rural areas 145 cluster, from urban areas 253 cluster were chosen. The sample does not include those who live in institutions such as school, dormitory, kindergarten, hotel, shelters of military, nursing homes, prison, hospitals.
Respondents N =196203
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Thinking about your life as a whole, how happy would you say you are? 5 I am very happy 4 I am happy 3 so-so 2 I am unhappy 1 I am very unhappy
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.871.84

Scores in12345