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BHPS (2010): study GB 2003 /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, 2003-04
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 2004
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1219
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 13
Page in publication:
MYPHLF
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.6%,   2: 1.4%,   3: 2.7%,   4: 6.9%,   5: 16.7%,   6: 37.3%,   7: 33.1%   (total 99.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.81 8.01
SD:
1.27 2.11