Findings on happiness in Tsai (2015): study TW 2005

Publication
Author(s)Tsai, C.L.
TitleHappiness and Sociability in a Non recursive Modling: The UU and Taiwan Compared.
SourcePaper, Academia Sinica, 2015, Taipey, Taiwan
Investigation
Public17+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2010
Survey nameTW-ocial Change Survey 2005, 2010
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =1535
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksSee also Tsai 2016 Personal communication
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question .. Life satisfaction .. (lead question not reported) 1 very unsatisfied 2 fairly unsatisfied 3 neither satisfied, nor dissatisfied 4 fairly satisfied 5 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SL?-?-sq-v-5-j
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication32
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.756.30
Standard deviation1.031.93

Scores in12345
%4.113.92.562.417.1

Full textSelfreport on single question: .. Feel happy in daily life .. (full text not reported) 1 not at all happy 2 not very happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 4 quitre happy 5 very happy
ClassificationM-FH-?-sq-v-5-c
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication32
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.606.51
Standard deviation1.132.18

Scores in12345
%4.720.72.254.817.6

Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication29
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.187.17
Standard deviation0.631.63

Scores in123
%12.357.330.5