Findings on happiness in Easterlin et al. (2012): study CN 2009 /1

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
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, China, 2009
Survey nameHorizon Research Consultancy Group
SampleSampling not reported
Respondents N =3500
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, are you satisfied with your current life? 5 very satisfied 4 fairly satisfied 3 average 2 fairly dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-5-w
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.47
Standard deviation