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Studies

Burkholder (2005): study CN 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Burkholder, R.
Title:
Chinese Far Wealthier Than a Decade Ago - but Are They Happier?
Source:
Gallup Poll News Service, 11 January 2005, Gallup Organization, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, China, 1994
Survey name:
CN-Gallup Poll of China
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 0
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the way things are going in your life today?
5  very satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLP-c-sq-v-5-o
Remarks:
Score on response option 3 (neither nor) reported in note **
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2%,   2: 12%,   3: 38%,   4: 41%,   5: 9%   (total 102%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.42 5.96
SD:
0.88 1.58