Findings on happiness in ~Pew Research Center (2007): study ML 2007

Publication
Author(s)~Pew Research Center,
TitleGlobal Opinion Trends 2002-2007: a Rsing Tide lifts Mood in the Developing World
SourceThe Pew Global Attitudes Project, 2007
URLhttp://www.pewglobal.org/reports/pdf/257.pdf
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Mali, 2007
Collect period5
Survey namePEW survey 2007
SampleProbability simple random sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =700
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? 10 best possible 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible life This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Page in publicationQ2
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean4.974.97
Standard deviation1.541.54

Scores in012345678910
%0.32.63.37.717.037.019.58.91.71.20.8