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Distributional Findings on Happiness by measure type and by year in the general public of Haiti (HT)

Typical text:
Taking all things together, would you say you are?:
- very happy
- quite happy
- not very happy
- not at all happy
very = 4 ......not at all = 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 4) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2016 3.10 0.80 7.17 2.20 Average 3.11 0.80 7.16 2.20
Typical text:
How satisfied are you with the life you lead?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- not very satisfied
- not at all satisfied
very = 4 ....... not at all = 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 4) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-da 2006 2.34 0.99 5.06 2.57 O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-da 2008 2.25 1.03 4.81 2.65 O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-da 2010 2.11 0.96 4.45 2.48 Average 2.23 0.99 4.78 2.57
Typical text:
All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now?
10 satisfied
.: .
1 dissatisfied
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2016 5.59 2.60 5.10 2.89 Average 5.59 2.60 5.10 2.89
Typical text:
All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
10 very satisfied
:
0 not satisfied
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a 2009 3.90 3.90 Average 3.90 3.90
Typical text:
All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
10 very satisfied
:
0 not satisfied
Missing cases of average life-satisfaction in nations estimated on the basis of a combination of observed components of happiness in that nation:
1) Afffective component, measured using responses to multiple questions about yesterday's affective experience, from which an affect balance score was computed
2) Cognitive component, measured using responses to single question on Best-Worst possible life
Computation explained in EHERO Working Paper 2021-3 https://www.eur.nl/en/ehero/media/2021-03-ehero-workingpaper2021-3 How to complete the ranklist of happiness in nations
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2006 4.98 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 4.68 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 4.92 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 5.94 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 5.59 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 5.76 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 5.09 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 4.88 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 4.75 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 5.13 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 5.04 Average 5.16
Typical text:
Do you want more days like yesterday?
- yes
- no
% yes
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AOL-yd-sq-v-2-a 2006 59.00 Average 59.00
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- enjoyment
- worry
- sadness
- anger
- depression
- did you smile and laugh a lot
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2008 35.19 6.76 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 26.24 6.31 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 38.04 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 30.96 6.55 Average 32.60 6.63
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday (yes/no)
- well-rested
- treated with respect
- smile and laugh a lot
- learn or do something interesting
- enjoyment
- physical pain
- worry
- sadness
- stress
- anger

Rated:
0: no
1: yes

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E) - (F+G+H+I+J)
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2006 24.00 6.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 28.00 6.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 20.00 6.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 31.00 6.55 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 27.00 6.35 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 27.00 6.35 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 27.00 6.35 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 28.00 6.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 18.00 5.90 Average 25.56 6.28
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2006 26.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2008 29.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 28.30 Average 27.77
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b 2006 26.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b 2008 30.00 Average 28.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 28.08 6.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.33 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 21.14 6.06 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 26.54 6.33 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 28.60 6.43 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 18.54 5.93 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 25.17 6.26 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 22.54 6.13 Average 21.37 6.22
Typical text:
Suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom of the ladder the worst possible life. Where on this ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
- 10
- .
- .
- 0
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2006 3.75 1.84 3.75 1.84 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 3.85 1.87 3.85 1.87 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 3.77 1.56 3.77 1.56 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 3.76 1.55 3.76 1.55 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 4.84 1.73 4.84 1.73 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 4.41 1.78 4.41 1.78 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 4.62 2.29 4.62 2.29 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 3.89 2.20 3.89 2.20 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 3.57 2.35 3.57 2.35 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 3.35 2.19 3.35 2.19 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 3.82 2.16 3.82 2.16 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 3.61 3.08 3.61 3.08 Average 3.94 2.05 3.94 2.05