Findings on happiness in Appleton (1976): study TW 1968

Publication
Author(s)Appleton, S.
TitleSurvey Research on Taiwan.
SourcePublic Opinion Quarterly, 1976, Vol. 40, 468 - 481
DOIDOI:10.1086/268333
Investigation
PublicAdults, general public, Tapei City, Taiwan, 1968
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Probability stratified sample
Respondents N =1000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How do you feel about what you have achieved in life.....? 4 very satisfied 3 2 1 very dissatisfied
ClassificationC-A-h-sq-v-4-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
RemarksSomewhat or very dissatisfied: 42%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: "All things considered, would you describe your present living situation as.......?" 4 very satisfactory 3 satisfactory 2 unsatisfactory 1 very unsatisfactory
ClassificationO-SLS-c-sq-v-4-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
RemarksUnsatisfactory or very unsatisfactory: 24%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes