Findings on happiness in ~Pew Research Center (2007): study SE 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, Sweden, 2007
Collect period5
Survey namePEW survey 2007
SampleProbability simple random sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1000
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
DKNA %0.7
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.067.06
Standard deviation1.661.66

Scores in012345678910
%0.40.20.72.13.310.011.227.730.17.95.8

Full textClinical rating by six staff psychologists who had studied the subjects intensively. Subjects were ranked for "Happiness"
ClassificationA-?-u-sq-v-5-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes