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Studies

Abeyratne (2008): study LK 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Abeyratne, S.
Title:
Sri Lanka: Regional Discontent of Development Disparities.
Source:
Inoguchi, T.;Ed.: ''Human Beliefs and Values in Incredible Asia'', Akashi Shoten, 2008, Japan, 147 - 161

Investigation

Public:
Working age people, urban areas, Sri Lanka, 2004
Survey name:
AsiaBarometer 2004
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 813
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5  very happy
4  pretty happy
3  neither happy, not unhappy
2  not too happy
1  very unhappy
-   Don't know
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m
Remarks:
Percentages not reported, reconstructed from bar chart
Page in publication:
154
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 3%,   3: 15%,   4: 60%,   5: 21%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.97 6.87
SD:
0.75 1.53