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Distributional findings

Study Hinks & Simon (2012): study MW 2004

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Malawi, 2004
Survey name:
MW_Malawi IHS 2004
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 11272
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness measure(s)

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Overall, how satisfied (content, happy) are you with your life?
1  very unsatisfied
2  unsatisfied
3  neither unsatisfied nor satisfied
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
277
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 24.41%,   2: 38.2%,   3: 13.52%,   4: 18.31%,   5: 5.57%   (total 100.01%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.42 3.56
SD:
1.20 2.99