print

Studies

BHPS (2010): study GB 1995 /1

Publication

Author(s):
BHPS,
Title:
British Household Panel Survey: website
Source:
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Essex, UK

Investigation

Public:
Teens, adolescents, United Kingdom, 1995-96
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 749
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Which (of the faces) best described how you feel about your life as a whole?
7  completely happy
6
5
4  neither happy nor unhappy
3
2
1  completely unhappy
Classification:
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a
Remarks:
wave 5
Page in publication:
EYPHLF
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.3%,   2: 0.8%,   3: 3.2%,   4: 7.6%,   5: 16.6%,   6: 33.8%,   7: 35%   (total 99.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.79 7.98
SD:
1.33 2.22