Findings on happiness in Lara (2018): study MX Multiple regions 2014

Author(s)Lara, J.
TitleSubjective Well-Being among Communities Left Behind by International Migrants
SourceMPRA Working Paper, 2018, No. 87051, 1 - 32
DOIDOI: 10.1080/21632324.2019.1585683
PublicIntimates left behind after migration, Mexico, 2014
Last assesment2014
Survey nameUnnamed study
 Developed by INEGI between August and November 2014.
SampleNon-probability purposive-quota sample
 Representative sample at the national and state levels in Mexico.
Respondents N =39274
 11.8 %
Non Response71
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 With a printed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single item I am a happy person 1. strongly disagree 2. disagree 3. slightly disagree 4. neither disagree, nor agree 5. slightly agree 6. agree 7. strongly agree
Author's labelHappy person
Page in publication27
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied." 10 totally satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 totally unsatisfied
Author's labelSatisfaction Current Life
Page in publication27
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Migratory intensityR03aa01Emigratioin out of region