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Studies

Breda et al. (1997): study BE 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Breda, J.; Crets, S.; Goyvaerts, K.; Lauwereys, L.
Title:
Opbouw van een Welzijnsindex. (Construction of an Index of Well-Being).
Source:
Paper, University of Antwerp, February 1997, Belgium

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1992
Survey name:
EHP 1992-Belgium
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 8677
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Page in publication:
133
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.4%,   2: 6.7%,   3: 61.9%,   4: 30%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.20 7.08
SD:
0.62 1.71