Findings on happiness in Sharpe et al. (2010): study CA Region 4 New Brunswick 2007

Publication
Author(s)Sharpe, A.; Ghanghro, A.; Johnson, B.L.; Kidwai, A.
TitleDoes Money Matter? Determining the Happiness of Canadians.
SourcePaper, Center for The Study of Living Standards, 2010, Ottewa, Canada.
URLhttp://www.csls.ca/reports/csls2010-09.pdf
Investigation
Public12+ aged, general public, Region 4 New Brunswick region, Canada, 2007
 2007-2008
Survey nameCCHS 2007 2008
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =400
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
General remarksThe regions in this survey are based on health regions. Maps of unnamed regions are in: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-221-x/82-221-x2008001-eng.pdf
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Talking all together, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life in general? 1 very dissatisfied 2 dissatisfied 3 about as dissatisfied as satisfied 4 satisfied 5 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-v-5-d
RemarksThe regions in this survey are based on health regions. Maps of unnamed regions are in: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-221-x/82-221-x2008001-eng.pdf
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean4.29
Standard deviation