# Distributional findings

## Study Saris et al. (1996): study IT 1991

Public
16+ aged, general public, Italy, 1991
Survey name
INT-IRMCS
Sample
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents
N = 1055
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

## Happiness measure(s)

Full text:
Self report on single question:

'Altogether and considering all things which are important to you, and using  scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means that your life is going very badly and 10 that your life is going very well, how would you say things are going currently?"
0  completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLC-c-sq-n-11-a
Remarks:
Valid cases 1,021
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.5%,   2: 1.7%,   3: 0.7%,   4: 2.4%,   5: 2.5%,   6: 7.5%,   7: 13.5%,   8: 20.7%,   9: 27.1%,   10: 11.5%,   11: 12.1%   (total 100.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.24 7.24
SD:
1.96 1.96
Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
5  completely satisfied
4  satisfied
3  unsatisfied nor satisfied
2  unsatisfied
1  completely unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c
Page in publication:
176
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.3%,   2: 8.9%,   3: 11.8%,   4: 57.4%,   5: 19.6%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.83 7.62
SD:
0.92 2.15
Full text:
Self report on single question:

"How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 100, the '0' means 'completely unsatisfied' and '100' means 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are, the higher the number."
0    completely unsatisfied
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-101-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.7%,   2: 1.3%,   3: 1.3%,   4: 2.7%,   5: 13%,   6: 11.6%,   7: 18.1%,   8: 26.2%,   9: 12%,   10: 11.3%,   11: 0%,   12: 0%,   13: 0%,   14: 0%,   15: 0%,   16: 0%,   17: 0%,   18: 0%,   19: 0%,   20: 0%,   21: 0%,   22: 0%,   23: 0%,   24: 0%,   25: 0%,   26: 0%,   27: 0%,   28: 0%,   29: 0%,   30: 0%,   31: 0%,   32: 0%,   33: 0%,   34: 0%,   35: 0%,   36: 0%,   37: 0%,   38: 0%,   39: 0%,   40: 0%,   41: 0%,   42: 0%,   43: 0%,   44: 0%,   45: 0%,   46: 0%,   47: 0%,   48: 0%,   49: 0%,   50: 0%,   51: 0%,   52: 0%,   53: 0%,   54: 0%,   55: 0%,   56: 0%,   57: 0%,   58: 0%,   59: 0%,   60: 0%,   61: 0%,   62: 0%,   63: 0%,   64: 0%,   65: 0%,   66: 0%,   67: 0%,   68: 0%,   69: 0%,   70: 0%,   71: 0%,   72: 0%,   73: 0%,   74: 0%,   75: 0%,   76: 0%,   77: 0%,   78: 0%,   79: 0%,   80: 0%,   81: 0%,   82: 0%,   83: 0%,   84: 0%,   85: 0%,   86: 0%,   87: 0%,   88: 0%,   89: 0%,   90: 0%,   91: 0%,   92: 0%,   93: 0%,   94: 0%,   95: 0%,   96: 0%,   97: 0%,   98: 0%,   99: 0%,   100: 0%,   101: 0%   (total 100.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 100 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.10 6.78
SD:
2.03 2.26