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Distributional findings

Study ISSP (2003): study IE 2001

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, Ireland, 2001
Survey name:
INT-ISSP 2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1240
Non Response:
38,49
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness measure(s)

Full text:
Self report on single question:

If you were to consider your life in general, how happy or unhappy would you say you are on the whole?
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not so happy
1  not at all happy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-h
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.81%,   2: 2.66%,   3: 51.69%,   4: 41.85%   (total 97.01%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.39 7.58
SD:
0.59 1.65