Findings on happiness in Rojas (2009): study CR 2006

Publication
Author(s)Rojas, M.
TitleEnhancing Poverty-Abatement Programs: A Subjective Well-Being Contribution.
SourceApplied Research in Quality of Life, 2009, Vol. 4, 179 - 199
DOIDOI:10.1007/s11482-009-9071-0
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 2006
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =1998
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksDetails about sampling not repported
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking everything in your life into consideration, how satisfied with your life are you? 1 extremely unsatisfied 2 very unsatisfied 3 unsatisfied 4 satisfied nor unsatisfied 5 satisfied 6 very satisfied 7 extremely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-v-7-c
Page in publication1
RemarksDetails about sampling not repported
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.197.94
Standard deviation1.342.34

Scores in1234567
%2.63.64.58.136.831.712.7