Findings on happiness in Kaliterna Lipovcan et al. (2007): study HR 2005

Author(s)Kaliterna Lipovcan, L.J.; Brkljacic, T.; Sakic, V.
TitleMonthly Income and Subjective Well-being of Croatian Citizens.
SourceCroatian Medical Journal, 2007, Vol. 48, 727 - 733.
Public18-85 aged, general public, Croatia, 2007
Collect periodjune
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =896
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Use the list below to answer the following question: IN GENERAL, HOW HAPPY OR UNHAPPY DO YOU USUALLY FEEL? Check the one statement that best describes your average happiness. 10 extremely happy (feeling ecstatic, joyous, fantastic!) 9 very happy (feeling really good and elated!) 8 pretty happy (spirits high, feeling good) 7 mildly happy (feeling fairly good and somewhat cheerful) 6 slightly happy ( just a bit above neutral) 5 slightly unhappy (just a bit below neutral) 4 mildly unhappy (just a bit low) 3 pretty unhappy (somewhat "blue", spirits down) 2 very unhappy ( depressed, spirits very low) 1 extremely unhappy (utterly depressed, completely down) Name: Fordyce's overall happiness item.
Author's labelAffective component of subjective well-b
Page in publication729
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.812.01

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
monthly incomeI01abCurrent income level (unspecified)