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

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 2001 3.03 0.73 6.95 2.05 Average 3.03 0.73 6.95 2.05
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 2001 5.62 2.47 5.13 2.74 Average 5.62 2.47 5.13 2.74
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 2008 4.48 1.89 4.48 1.89 Average 4.48 1.89 4.48 1.89
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
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 4.54 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2007 5.19 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 4.79 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 5.01 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 4.88 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 5.50 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 5.19 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 4.70 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 4.55 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 4.96 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 5.00 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 4.84 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 5.16 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 5.66 Average 5.00
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 2008 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 40.10 7.01 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 34.43 6.72 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 39.64 6.98 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 42.37 7.12 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 48.87 7.44 Average 41.08 7.05
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 32.00 6.60 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2007 45.00 7.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 35.00 6.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 33.00 6.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 39.00 7.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 39.00 7.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 44.00 7.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 29.00 6.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 21.00 6.05 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 21.00 6.05 Average 33.80 6.72
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 2008 37.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 44.80 Average 40.91
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 2008 38.00 Average 38.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 33.52 6.68 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 48.02 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 32.93 6.65 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 28.40 6.42 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 35.01 6.75 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 25.79 6.29 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 30.33 6.52 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 29.48 6.47 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 30.79 6.54 Average 29.47 6.63
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 2002 3.98 2.19 3.98 2.19 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2006 3.73 1.82 3.73 1.82 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 4.01 1.86 4.01 1.86 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 4.46 1.60 4.46 1.60 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 4.57 1.54 4.57 1.54 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 4.61 1.76 4.61 1.76 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.19 1.86 4.19 1.86 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 4.83 2.00 4.83 2.00 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 4.31 1.75 4.31 1.75 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 3.71 1.89 3.71 1.89 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 3.77 2.25 3.77 2.25 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 4.24 2.57 4.24 2.57 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 4.23 3.10 4.23 3.10 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 4.00 2.67 4.00 2.67 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 4.32 3.03 4.32 3.03 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 4.95 3.20 4.95 3.20 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2020 4.64 4.64 Average 4.27 2.19 4.27 2.19