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Abrams & Hall (1972): study GB 1971 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Abrams, M.; Hall, J.
Title:
The Condition of the British People: Report on a Pilot Survey using Self-Rating Scales.
Source:
Unpublished Paper, Social Science Research Council, 1972, London, UK

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1971
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 213
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  not satisfied at all
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ca
Remarks:
10-7: 24%, 6-4: 27%, 3-0: 29%, DK/NA 20%
Page in publication:
3
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.50 5.50
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied would you say you are with things in general today?
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0
Scale labels not reported.
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-kc
Remarks:
Full distribution not reported, but simplified
Page in publication:
3
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.53 5.53