Findings on happiness in Levy & Guttman (1975): study IL 1973

Publication
Author(s)Levy, S.; Guttman, L.
TitleOn the Multivariate Structure of Well-Being.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1975, Vol. 2, 361 - 388
DOIDOI:10.1007/BF00293253
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, urban areas, Israel, 1973
Collect periodspring
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Probability area samples using dwelling units, from a continuing survey con- ducted jointly by the Israel Institute of Applied Social Research and the Communications Institute of the Hebrew University. Ss residing in the larger cities of Israel: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and Beersheva.
Respondents N =1940
Non Response-
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 at home
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "Generally speaking, are you happy these days......?" 6 very happy 5 4 3 2 1 very unhappy (Response options not fully reported)
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-?-6-a
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single closed question: "How is your mood these days....?" 4 very good all the time 3 2 1 not good almost all the time
ClassificationA-AOL-c-sq-v-4-b
Author's labelMood
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Eval. of relations between new immi- grants and veteransshow  Attitudes to ethnic relations in nation
Evaluation of current labor relationsshow  Attitudes to labor relations
Evaluation of existing work relationsshow  Satisfaction with colleagues
Evaluation of familyincomeshow  Subjective poverty
Evaluation of governmentshow  Attitudes to national government
Evaluation of healthshow  Global health rating
Evaluation of neihgborhoodshow  Satisfaction with local environment
Evaluation of one's family lifeshow  Satisfaction with family-life
Evaluation of the condition of new immigrantsshow  Attitudes to ethnic relations in nation
Moodshow  O-HL by A-AOL
Positive evaluation of one's family lifeshow  Satisfaction with family
Satisfaction with apartmentshow  Satisfaction with housing
Satisfaction with educational levelshow  Satisfaction with education
Satisfaction with governmentshow  Attitudes to government
Satisfaction with Israeli tv programsshow  Satisfaction with media in nation
Satisfaction with Israeli tv programsshow  Satisfaction with supply of mass-media in nation, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with leisure time activitiesshow  Satisfaction with leisure activities
Satisfaction with life in one's townshow  Satisfaction with local environment
Satisfaction with the governmentshow  Attitudes to government
Satisfaction with the way the hista- drut handles strikesshow  Attitudes to political groups (parties, unions)
Want to continue living in one's townshow  Attitude to vinicity
Want to continue living in one's townshow  Specific changes wanted, also classified as above ↑
Want to move to another townshow  Attitude to vinicity
Want to move to another townshow  Specific changes wanted, also classified as above ↑