Findings on happiness in Wong et al. (2006): study HK 2003 /1

Publication
Author(s)Wong, C.K.; Mok, B.H.; Wong, K.Y.
TitleSubjective Well-Being, Societal Conditions and Social Policy. The Case Study of a Rich Chinese Society.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2006, Vol 78, 408 - 428
DOIdoi:10.1007/s11205-005-1604-9
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2003-04
Collect period12
 2003/12-2004/3
Survey nameUnnamed Survey
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =1040
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksFrequency table of responses to SWLS items provided by the author
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you the quality of your life these days? 1 very dissatisfied 2 dissatisfied 3 neither nor 4 satisfied 5 very satisfied Numbering reversed in original rating scale
ClassificationO-SQL-c-sq-v-5-b
RemarksFrequency table of responses to SWLS items provided by the author
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean2.72
Standard deviation