Findings on happiness in Easterlin et al. (2012): study CN 2006

Publication
Author(s)Easterlin, R.A.; Morgan, R.; Switek, M.; Wang, F.
TitleChina's Life Satisfaction, 1990 - 2010.
SourcePNAS, 2012, Vol. 109, 9775 - 9780
DOIDOI:10.1073/pnas.1205672109
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, China, 2006
Survey nameCN-Gallup Poll of China
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =3500
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the way things are going in your life? 4 very satisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLC-c-sq-v-4-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.76
Standard deviation