Findings on happiness in Hill (2004): study CA 1989

Publication
Author(s)Hill, R.
TitleHappiness in Canada since World War ll.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2004, Vol. 65, 109 - 123
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1989
Collect period1-2
Survey nameCA-GSS 4: 1989
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =10694
Non Response19,3
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question Would you describe yourself as 4 very happy 3 somewhat happy 2 somewhat unhappy 1 very unhappy - no opinion
ClassificationO-HP-g-sq-v-4-b
DKNA %1.4
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.517.76
Standard deviation0.621.88

Scores in1234
%0.84.037.556.3

Full textSelfreport on single question How do you feel about your life as a whole right now? Are you satisfied or dissatisfied? 1 strongly dissatisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 4 strongly satisfied - no opinion
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-4-b
RemarksValid responses: 9338
DKNA %2.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.508.03
Standard deviation0.651.67

Scores in1234
%1.34.735.956.0