# Distributional findings

## Study Czapinski (1993): study PL 1993

Public
18+ aged, general public, Poland, 1993
Survey name
PGW-BS
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N = 2340
Non Response
0
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

## Happiness measure(s)

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life? Would you say.....?
4  very often
3  fairly often
2  occasionally
1  rarely or never
Classification:
M-TH-g-sq-v-4-c
Remarks:
Valid responses: 1198
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 8.6%,   2: 28.7%,   3: 11.1%,   4: 2.8%   (total 51.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.16 -
SD:
0.76 -
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Remarks:
Valid responses: 1266
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 22.2%,   2: 29.7%,   3: 2.2%   (total 54.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.63 5.74
SD:
0.56 1.46
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. Suppose we say that the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the  bottom represents the worst possible life for you. Where on the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
[  10  ]  best possible life
[    9  ]
[    8  ]
[    7  ]
[    6  ]
[    5  ]
[    4  ]
[    3  ]
[    2  ]
[    1  ]
[    0  ]  worst possible life

Preceded by 1)  open questions about what the respondent imagines as the best possible life and the worst possible life. 2) ratings on the ladder of one's life five years ago and  where on the ladder one expects to stand five years from now.

Name: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating of life (original)
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a
Remarks:
Valid responses: 2334
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.2%,   2: 2.9%,   3: 6.7%,   4: 12.5%,   5: 18%,   6: 27.5%,   7: 13.7%,   8: 8.5%,   9: 6.3%,   10: 1.6%,   11: 0.9%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.80 4.80
SD:
1.88 1.88