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Studies

BHPS (2010): study GB 1999 /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, 1999-2000
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 2000
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 938
Non Response:
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 9
Page in publication:
IYPHLF
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.6%,   2: 1.4%,   3: 1.4%,   4: 9.7%,   5: 14.8%,   6: 32.1%,   7: 38.2%   (total 99.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.86 8.10
SD:
1.29 2.15