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Anderson et al. (2009): study HU 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Anderson, R.; Lyly-Yrjanainen, M.; Mikulic, B.; Vermeylen, G.; Zigante, V.
Title:
Second European Quality of Life Survey. Overview.
Source:
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 2009, Dublin, Ireland

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2007
Survey name:
EU-EQLS2007
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
35
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 these days? Please tell me on a scale of 1 to 10, where one means very dissatisfied and 10 means very satisfied
10 very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b
Page in publication:
7
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.59 5.10
SD:
2.25 2.50
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together on a scale of one to 10, how happy would you say you are? Here one means you are very unhappy and 10 means you are very happy
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-b
Page in publication:
7
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.00 6.67
SD:
2.06 2.29
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On the whole my life is close to how I would like it to be
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  neither disagree nor agree
4  agree
5  strongly agree
-   don't know
Classification:
C-RA-u-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication:
10
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 12%,   2: 27%,   3: 31%,   4: 26%,   5: 3%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.81 4.62
SD:
1.05 2.10