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Studies

BHPS (2010): study GB 2004 /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, 2004-05
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 2005
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1397
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 14
Page in publication:
NYPHLF
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.8%,   2: 0.9%,   3: 2.3%,   4: 7.9%,   5: 15.3%,   6: 36.7%,   7: 35.4%   (total 99.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.90 8.16
SD:
1.17 1.95