Findings on happiness in Dorn et al. (2008): study CH 2000

Publication
Author(s)Dorn, D.; Fischer, J.A.; Kirchgässner, G.; Sousa-Poza, A.
TitleDirect Democracy and Life Satisfaction Revisited: New Evidence for Switzerland.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2008, Vol. 9, 227 - 255
DOIDOI:10.1007/s10902-007-9050-9
Investigation
Public20+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2000
Survey nameCH-Living in Switserland
SampleProbability simple random sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =0
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarks1. The frequencies of values 0,1,2 and 3 of the distribution are aggregated into one value 2. Sources are aggregated data of Leu (1992) and SHP (1992-2002)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how satisfied are you with your life? 0 not at all satisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completelysatisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-n-11-e
Remarks1. The frequencies of values 0,1,2 and 3 of the distribution are aggregated into one value 2. Sources are aggregated data of Leu (1992) and SHP (1992-2002)
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean8.108.10
Standard deviation1.421.42

Scores in012345678910
%0.00.00.01.00.84.54.315.337.717.618.9