Findings on happiness in Czapinski (1993): study PL 1991

Publication
Author(s)Czapinski, J.
TitlePolski Generalny Sondaz Dobrostanu Psychicznego 1991-1992. (Polisch General Well-Being Survey. Panel Study 1991-1992.)
SourcePolish Psychological Association Press, 1993, Warsaw, Poland
URLHTTP://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/czapinski_j_1993.pdf
Investigation
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Poland, 1991
Collect period12
Survey namePGW-BS
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =4201
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is a picture of a ladder. Suppose we say that the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom represents the worst possible life for you. Where on the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? [ 10 ] best possible life [ 9 ] [ 8 ] [ 7 ] [ 6 ] [ 5 ] [ 4 ] [ 3 ] [ 2 ] [ 1 ] [ 0 ] worst possible life Preceded by 1) open questions about what the respondent imagines as the best possible life and the worst possible life. 2) ratings on the ladder of one's life five years ago and where on the ladder one expects to stand five years from now. Name: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating of life (original)
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-a
DKNA %0.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean5.575.57
Standard deviation1.731.73

Scores in012345678910
%0.30.92.47.113.127.220.214.59.33.31.3