Quality of Life Diagnosis in Romania 1998

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Marginean, Ioan (Institute for Quality of Life Research, Romanian Academy, Bukarest, Rumänien)
Other Title
  • Diagnoza calitatii vietii in Romania 1998 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Institute for Quality of Life Research, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Income, property and investment/saving
    • Economic conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Analysis of individual perceptions of quality of life. Topics: Conditions of life in the field of health, family, dwelling, natural environment, work, relationship with neighbours, incomes, provision of public, commercial and service utilities, supply of drinking water, medical service, work of the police department, education, mass media, public transport and leisure time; society's concern to help the needy people; work of local administration and the government; accessibility of education; getting a job according one's own interests and capabilities; public security; respect one's rights; influence on decision at work; political participation; physical and verbal attacks in public areas last year; count on the help of other people; living standard in Romania in 10 years; living standard compared to that in 1989; additional income sources; leisure activities; satisfaction with profession, job, leisure time, family, income, political life, relation between people, achievements of one's life; happiness during the last days; self placement on the rich-poor scale; conflicts between young and old people, between employees and mangers, rich and poor, people having different political views, people having different religions, nationalities; incomes compared to needs; size and composition of the household; monthly expenses of the household; saved or borrowed money last month; income of the household; savings; products obtained from one's own/family's farm; equipment of the household; number of rooms; number of books; properties; fear of unemployment, social conflicts, criminality, rise of prices and taxes; living standard compared to that one year before and to the time before 1989; advantages and disadvantages of the changes after 1989; speed of changes; feel attracted to social groups such as workers, entrepreneurs, managers, intellectuals, peasants; conflicts between social groups; rights of ethnic groups; improvement of the living standard; feeling threatened; nationality; current residence; occupation before 1989; social self placement; spouse's current occupation; father's occupation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1998-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Romania (RO)
Sampled Universe
The population 18 years old and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1136
    Number of Variables: 247
The data set is part of the "Quality of Life Diagnosis" series (1994-1998). Further data sets are archived under the ZA Study Nos. 3644-3647. The data sets of the complete Quality of Life Diagnosis series (1990-1999) are available at the Romanian Data Archive RODA (http://www.roda.ro).
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3647 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22