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Studies

BHPS (2010): study GB 2004

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2004-05
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 2005
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 15791
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Remarks:
wave 14
Page in publication:
NLFSATO
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.2%,   2: 2.1%,   3: 5.6%,   4: 12.1%,   5: 26.5%,   6: 30.1%,   7: 12.8%   (total 90.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.24 7.06
SD:
1.28 2.14