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Correlational findings

Study Moller & Roberts (2017): study ZA 2012

Public:
16+ aged general public, South Africa, 2012
Survey name:
SA-SAS 2012_2
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with democracy
Our Classification
Operationalization
The question read: 'How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the way democracy is working in South Africa?'  Responses were on afive point scale with an ambiguous mid-point. The 'very satisfied'/'satisfied' and 'very dissatisfied'/'dissatisfied' categories are combined.
3. Satisfied
2. Neutral
1. Dissatisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c DM = + Satisfied         M = 5.66
Neutral           M = 5.23
Dissatisfied      M = 5.13
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c D%sr = +0.5 Satisfied (vs disfatisfied: 3 vs 1)