Findings on happiness in Hill (2004): study CA 1996

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, 1996
Collect period1-12
Survey nameCA-GSS 10:1996
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =12756
Non Response14,7
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on two questions: A Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your life in general? 2 satisfied 1 dissatisfied - do not know B Is that somewhat or very? 1 somewhat 2 very - do not know Computation 1 very dissatisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 4 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-mq-v-4-a
DKNA %4.2
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.738.61
Standard deviation0.581.49

Scores in1234
%0.30.73.817.6