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Distributional Findings on Happiness by measure type and by year in the general public of Trinidad and Tobago (TT)

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 2005 3.37 0.75 7.77 2.01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2010 3.41 0.72 7.89 1.90 Average 3.39 0.74 7.83 1.95
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 2010 3.01 0.76 6.84 1.96 Average 3.01 0.76 6.84 1.96
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-a 2005 7.32 2.16 7.03 2.40 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2010 7.47 2.11 7.18 2.34 Average 7.39 2.13 7.11 2.37
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 7.00 7.00 Average 7.00 7.00
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 66.00 Average 66.00
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 63.34 8.17 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 77.21 8.86 Average 70.27 8.52
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 49.00 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 59.00 8.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 67.00 8.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 45.00 7.30 Average 55.00 7.80
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 2011 67.33 Average 67.31
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 52.00 Average 52.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 56.86 7.84 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.61 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 54.66 7.73 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 59.84 7.99 Average 43.00 7.85
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 5.83 2.39 5.83 2.39 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 6.70 2.02 6.70 2.02 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 6.36 2.00 6.36 2.00 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 6.52 1.90 6.52 1.90 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 6.17 2.16 6.17 2.16 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 6.19 2.28 6.19 2.28 Average 6.29 2.12 6.29 2.12