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Studies

Australian Values Study (1984): study AU 1983

Publication

Author(s):
Australian Values Study,
Title:
Australia and the Rest of the World: A Comparison.
Source:
Working Report, Australian Value Study Survey Steering Committe, 1984, Australia

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 1983
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1228
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole.....?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale'  (original version)
Classification:
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a
Page in publication:
4
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.3%,   2: 0.7%,   3: 0.9%,   4: 4.5%,   5: 23.6%,   6: 26.9%,   7: 42.8%   (total 99.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.03 8.39
SD:
1.06 1.76