Findings on happiness in Verme (2009a): study IT 2004

Author(s)Verme, P.
TitlePersonal communication
Public18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2004
Survey nameIT-Italian Eurisko 2004
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =750
Non Response3798
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksOnle heads of households were interviewed
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 3 questions: A All things considered, would you say you are happy these days? 5 very happy 4 pretty happy 3 neither happy, not unhappy 2 not too happy 1 very unhappy B How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days? 4 often 3 sometimes 2 rarely 1 never C How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want ou of life? 4 a great deal 3 some 2 very little 1 none Computation: 0 = no positive rating on any of the 3 questions, 3 positive ratings on all of the three
RemarksOnle heads of households were interviewed
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.761.95

Scores in0123