Findings on happiness in Saris et al. (1996): study IT 1991

Publication
Author(s)Saris, W.E.; Bunting, B.; Scherpenzeel, A.C.; Veenhoven, R.
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
SourceEötvös University Press, 1996, Budapest, Hungary
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, Italy, 1991
Survey nameIRMCS
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
WeightingN
Respondents N =1055
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: 'Altogether and considering all things which are important to you, and using scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means that your life is going very badly and 10 that your life is going very well, how would you say things are going currently?" 0 completely dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLC-c-sq-n-11-a
RemarksValid cases 1,021
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.247.24
Standard deviation1.961.96

Scores in012345678910
%0.51.70.72.42.57.513.520.727.111.512.1

Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life in general? 5 completely satisfied 4 satisfied 3 unsatisfied nor satisfied 2 unsatisfied 1 completely unsatisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c
Page in publication176
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.837.62
Standard deviation0.922.15

Scores in12345
%2.38.911.857.419.6

Full textSelfreport on single question: "How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 100, the '0' means 'completely unsatisfied' and '100' means 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are, the higher the number." 0 completely unsatisfied 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-n-101-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 100On range 0 - 10
Mean7.106.78
Standard deviation2.032.26

Scores in0123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
%2.71.31.32.713.011.618.126.212.011.30.0