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Distributional findings

Study Leisure Development Cen (1980): study KR 1979

Public:
18+ aged, general public, urban areas, South Korea, 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 997
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness measure(s)

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How happy do you feel as you live now? Please choose one item on this card that comes closest to your feeling.
5  very happy
4  fairly happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  fairly unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e
Author's label:
Feeling happy
Page in publication:
94
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.3%,   2: 3.8%,   3: 55.3%,   4: 34.1%,   5: 4.9%   (total 99.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.38 5.66
SD:
0.70 1.26
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your present life.......?
Please choose from this card that is closest to your feeling.
5  very satisfied
4  fairly satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  fairly dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life
Page in publication:
96
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.6%,   2: 9.5%,   3: 49.1%,   4: 37.3%,   5: 1.9%   (total 99.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.29 5.49
SD:
0.73 1.18